What is the difference between nuclear and fossil fuels?


Fossil fuels, despite their name, are not simply derived from fossils, nor is nuclear fuel derived from nuclear weaponry. The two terms describe different types of fuel, and are not interchangeable. While they are different terms and different substances, fossil fuels are not infinite, and nuclear fuel is not finite. Instead, fossil fuels are found in nature, and nuclear fuel is created by fostering a chemical reaction.

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