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    This afternoon start the King Fredrik of Denmark the machinery in the Danish Atom test station on the island RISO near Roskilde.

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    This afternoon start the King Fredrik of Denmark the machinery in the Danish Atom test station on the island RISO near Roskilde. A new era start at the same time for the little country, the atomic ages. The test station is been build up in fast stage, and the leader hat been the international famous Danish professor Niels Bohr. Niels Bohr, there was the first man in the world there splite a atom, will continue as leader of the Atom stadion.
    There has been some trouble on the station from the start. A big tank, there arrive from USA in connection to the help program, was leaky, and it took some time before a new was ready, the new one was build in Copenhagen. The new one was still leaky, not much, just a teaspoon of water come out in four days, but enough to stop the work for a months or so. The atom station cost the danish state about 90 million kroner, and the station is not finish, and will probably never be it. There will the hole time come new problems, and new projecter will make the station bigger and bigger, but the reason for this start today will be that it's today exactly three years since the connection between England and USA and Denmark start. From England arrive to the opening the well known Sir John Cockcroft, leader of the english atom center.
    Before the opening make the king and queen a visited round the station.
    RISO will when the station will be finish get tree reactores. There is to day one, and a second is under construct. This last will be a English, build in Denmark.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA12EABQZE4FWVMBJPE9I9ZJB94
    Media URN:
    VLVA12EABQZE4FWVMBJPE9I9ZJB94
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    Denmark: Atom for Peace

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