Reactors: Modern-Day Alchemy

  • Reactors: Modern-Day Alchemy

    Published: Feb 09, 2019

    Source: Argonne National Laboratory

      Tags:
    • Nuclear
    • Reactors
    • History

    A nice article presenting an introduction to some of the worlds first nuclear reactors, including pictures of Chicago Piles 2, 3 and 5. There is little in the way of safety discussion here, but this is in itself part of history.

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