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nuclear energy
nuclear energy Encyclopedic Entry

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8-12+

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Science, Social Studies

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Encyclopedic entry. Nuclear energy is the energy in the nucleus, or core, of an atom. Nuclear energy can be used to create electricity, but it must first be released from the atom.