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What can happen when a fission chain reaction gets out of control? This can cause a loss of heat. This can cause an explosion. This can cause extreme cooling of radioactive waste. This can cause a rapid decrease in pressure. This can cause neutrons to combine to form new atoms.

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Caroline Campbell on May 24, 2018

When a fission chain reaction gets out of control, this can cause an explosion. Normally, the fission chain reactions are regulated by the control rods in a nuclear reactor. However, in cases of accidents, these chain reactions release high-energy very quickly. This leads to explosions and other life-threatening incidents.


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