Tag: Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion: Nuclear Fission: When a nucleus is bombarded with some sub-atomic particles (like α-particles, neutrons, protons etc.), the mass of the daughter element formed is either slightly greater or smaller than the parent element. However, it was observed by Hahn and Strassmann (1939) that when U-235 is bombarded by slow neutrons, U-236 …