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  1. Jun 2019
    1. Control rods are usually used in control rod assemblies (typically 20 rods for a commercial PWR assembly) and inserted into guide tubes within a fuel element. A control rod is removed from or inserted into the central core of a nuclear reactor in order to increase or decrease the neutron flux, which describes the number of neutrons that split further uranium atoms. This in turn affects the thermal power, the amount of steam produced and hence the electricity generated.
  2. May 2015
    1. the language of electricity — stimulant, reactor, and voltage

      That makes me think of J.D. Peters, Speaking Into the Air and Jeffrey Sconce, Haunted Media