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Nuclear fission

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In nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry, nuclear fission is either a nuclear reaction or a radioactive decay process in which the nucleus o a pairticle splits intae smawer pairts (lichter nuclei). The fission process eften produces free neutrons an photons (in the form o gamma rays), an releases a very muckle amoont o energy even bi the energetic staundarts o radioactive decay.