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Stirling engines developed at Glenn convert the reactor core's heat to electricity.
The arc reactor uses nano technology to allow the suit to spread out across his body.
These rods were inserted into a nuclear reactor and bombarded with neutrons, tiny, uncharged subatomic particles, with the hope that some would get stuck to uranium atoms, increasing their atomic number to 239.
The two reactors at the Cernavoda plant provide about 20 percent of Romania's energy needs.
The reactor was completed five years ago and is primarily designed to generate electricity for civilian use.
The reactors—six-foot-tall metal and glass boxes that glow seafoam green when at work—mimic what happens to carbon after millennia of pressure, but faster, with less human labor and a carbon-neutral footprint.
The plant’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), responded by cooling the reactors with water, which continues today.
The reactor in question is called Akademic Lomonosov.
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Definition of reactor for English Language Learners
physics : a large device that produces nuclear energy
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- reactors to tuberculin
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