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The science of nuclear energy
The science of nuclear energy

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4.1.7 Happy with Hinkley?

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Figure 9

At the end of last week, you considered what you would want to be present in the design of a nuclear power station. How does what you said match to Hinkley C?

Activity 2

Think through these questions:

  • Do you agree with the building of Hinkley C? Why or why not?
  • Do you think the new safety measures are enough? Why or why not?
  • Do you think that the lower volume of radioactive waste is significant? Why or why not?

In the next section you will look at one of the alternatives to fission of uranium or plutonium.