IYPT 2019 Elements 094: Plutonium: Nuclear weapons and space probe power source

Published: 18/11/2019
IYPT 2019 Elements 094: Plutonium: Nuclear weapons and space probe power source
Source: WWW.COMPOUNDCHEM.COM

Element 94 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is plutonium. Plutonium is used in nuclear weapons and has also powered famous space probes in journeys out of our solar system. Plutonium-239 is used in nuclear weapons. Fission of 1 kilogram of plutonium releases over 23 million kilowatt-hours of energy. To put that […]

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