The following questions are about the nuclear reactor of a power plant.
(a) Which isotope of uranium produces the energy in the fuel rods ?
(b) Will the fuel rods last for ever ?
(c) Is the energy produced by nuclear fission or nuclear fusion ?
(d) What is the purpose of using the graphite moderator ?
(e) What is the function of boron rods in the nuclear reactor ?
(f) Why is liquid sodium (or carbon dioxide gas) pumped through the reactor ?