Nuclear science is all around us. It's not as obvious as we think at first, but take a closer look -
you'll find aspects of nuclear science everywhere you go.
Everywhere from power generation to medicine to daily life, most people
will encounter some form of nuclear science in action, making their
Here are just some ways in which nuclear science is applied.
- Scientific Analysis Techniques
nuclear technology is widely used within other fields of science
Note: If you are reading about applications you should read this page first.
Principles in other applications depend on the basic techniques outlined here.
- Measuring Radiation
all about the ways radiation can be measured, as well as the fact that you're always exposed to it
what is a nuclear reactor, and what are they used for?
from diagnosis to treatment, nuclear science plays a vital part in many of today's medical processes
- Food and Agriculture
the food we eat and how it was grown and processed probably was influenced by nuclear science in some way
nuclear science has found a vital role to play in today's industry, especially in maintenance and quality control
- Household Uses of Radiation
it's not very obvious, but many homes today use radiation for their benefit
- Nuclear Weapons
one of the most, if not, the most powerful types of weapons are nuclear weapons
- Archaeology and Geology
nuclear science and technology is used to date objects and treasures as well as identify minerals in the mining industry
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