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Nuclear technology continues to make the world a better place – through reliable base-load electricity, reduced greenhouse and other toxic gas emissions, radiation therapy, and many other applications.
DID YOU KNOW?
Nuclear technology works for you every day.
- It protects you from fires thanks to smoke detectors
- It sterilizes contact lenses solution to keep your eyes healthy
- It keeps cars safe by toughening tires and gauging engine wear
- It keeps food from sticking to pots and pans
- It keeps exit signs and runway lights glowing
- It screens airline baggage and passengers
- It helps narrow down a list of missing persons
and much, much more.
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