This is what a fuel assembly looks like, although a real one would be 12 feet tall. In each rod are fuel pellets made out of a compound of enriched uranium. There are 193 of these fuel assemblies held underwater in the Seabrook Station power plant, which generates more than 1,200 megawatts.
October 1, 2010 10:25 AM PDT
Photo by: Martin LaMonica/CNET
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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