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Nuclear energy usually means the part of the energy of an atomic nucleus, which can be released by fusion or fission or radioactive decay.
Nuclear energy may also refer to:
- Nuclear binding energy, the energy required to split a nucleus of an atom.
- Nuclear Energy (sculpture), a bronze sculpture by Henry Moore in the University of Chicago.
- Nuclear potential energy, the potential energy of the particles inside an atomic nucleus.
- Nuclear power, the use of sustained nuclear fission to generate heat and electricity.
- Nuclear technology, applications of nuclear energy including nuclear power, nuclear, and nuclear weapons.
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