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Nuclear fuel pellets. These are used in nuclear power stations to provide the fuel for the controlled nuclear fission reactions that provide energy. Nuclear fuel is invariably a combination of heavy fissile elements like uranium and plutonium. These nuclear fuel pellets were produced by JSC Mashinostroitelny Zavod. Photographed in 2004, in the Moscow region of Russia.
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