Definition of tritium
: a radioactive isotope of hydrogen that has one proton and two neutrons in its nucleus and that has three times the mass of ordinary hydrogen —symbol T
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TEPCO needs to release the water — which contains radioactive tritium that is not removable but considered not harmful in small amounts — into the Pacific Ocean, Kawamura said.
Designers can easily increase the destructive power of an atomic bomb by putting at its core a small amount of tritium, a radioactive form of hydrogen.
No, not robots fashioned of these materials or a new form of nuclear fusion that uses dried out husks and leaves to spark the deuterium-tritium cycle.
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