Neutron Essay Topics

Niobium’s use in Nuclear Reactors

Niobium, with a chemical symbol of Nb, is the lustrous light gray ductile metallic element that resembles tantalum chemically, and proves to be an extremely essential yet fascinating transition element. With an atomic number of 41, niobium combines strength, a high melting point, resistance to chemical attack, and a low neutron absorption cross-section. All of… View Article

MRI and X-ray

Many people argue that the high cost of research outweighs its potential benefits. Provide one argument for and one argument against increasing current funding for atomic-structure research. Use specific examples from this lesson in your answers to support each position. The use of the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) machine is a topic of debate with… View Article