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Uranium with a lower content of the fissile isotope than natural uranium. Wikipedia

  • Uranium in the environment

    Uranium in the environment refers to the science of the sources, environmental behaviour, and effects of uranium on humans and other animals. Weakly radioactive and remains so because of its long physical half-life . Wikipedia

  • Uranium-238

    Most common isotope of uranium found in nature, with a relative abundance of 99%. Non-fissile, which means it cannot sustain a chain reaction in a thermal-neutron reactor. Wikipedia

  • Naturally occurring radioactive element that has no stable isotope. It has two primordial isotopes, uranium-238 and uranium-235, that have long half-lives and are found in appreciable quantity in the Earth's crust. Wikipedia

  • MOX fuel

    Nuclear fuel that contains more than one oxide of fissile material, usually consisting of plutonium blended with natural uranium, reprocessed uranium, or depleted uranium. Alternative to the low-enriched uranium fuel used in the light water reactors that predominate nuclear power generation. Wikipedia

  • Uranium

    Chemical element with the symbol U and atomic number 92. Silvery-grey metal in the actinide series of the periodic table. Wikipedia

  • Isotopes of plutonium

    Artificial element, except for trace quantities resulting from neutron capture by uranium, and thus a standard atomic weight cannot be given. Like all artificial elements, it has no stable isotopes. Wikipedia

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    • The Abrams is also unique in its usage of depleted uranium armour plates in conjunction with composite armour, increasing overall vehicle protection.Composite armour-Wikipedia
    • Although the bombs did not have their plutonium fissile cores installed, each of them contained a quantity of depleted uranium-238, making them highly dangerous.RAF Lakenheath-Wikipedia
    • However, other toxicities may exist from depleted uranium as well as some of the other accessory materials; in addition, the restoration may increase wear on opposing teeth.Dental porcelain-Wikipedia
    • This was not the case for the side armor of the hull and the rear armor of the turret, as both areas were penetrated on at least two occasions by unintentional strikes by depleted uranium ammunition during the Battle of Norfolk.M1 Abrams-Wikipedia
    • The report also details HSBC's dealings with known producers of cluster munitions and depleted uranium munitions.HSBC Bank (Europe)-Wikipedia
    • The crew, of up to 50 people, includes a first aid team, fire crew and personnel equipped to monitor for radiological hazards.RNAD Coulport-Wikipedia

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