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This physics video explains the concept of nuclear fission reaction by illustrating an example of nuclear fission of Uranium 235 atom. Nuclear fission is nuclear reaction process in which nucleus, when bombarded with a neutron, splits into smaller parts, often producing free neutrons, and releasing a very large amount of energy. One of the most important applications of nuclear fission reactions in creating chain reactions.

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