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The Future of Clean Energy: Crash Course Engineering #31

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Published on Jan 10, 2019

This week we are exploring alternative energy sources. We'll look at how biomass can be burned as a fuel source, how hydrogen can be used in a fuel cell to generate electrical power, and how nuclear fission provides power to the grid. We'll also discuss how nuclear fusion might someday do the same without any radioactive waste.

Crash Course Engineering is produced in association with PBS Digital Studios: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...

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RESOURCES:
https://science.howstuffworks.com/nuc...
https://www.livescience.com/39961-che...

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