Melting of nuclear fuel rods

Melting of nuclear fuel rods

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Caption: In the core of a research reactor, nuclear fuel rods are subjected to temperatures that melt them. The blue glow is due to Cerenkov radiation, emitted when energetic charged particles travel through the water faster than light does.

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Keywords: cerenkov radiation, fuel element, fuel rod, nuclear, nuclear reactor, odyssey

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