• Short Summary

    A group of British physicists, headed by Sir John Cockcroft, director of Harwell Atomic Research Establishment, attended a reception in their honour given by the President of the USSR Academy of Science on November 12.

  • Description

    A group of British physicists, headed by Sir John Cockcroft, director of Harwell Atomic Research Establishment, attended a reception in their honour given by the President of the USSR Academy of Science on November 12.

    Sir John and his colleagues flew to Russia on November 8 at the invitation of the Academy of Sciences. Before leaving Britain sir John Cockcroft said, "This visit is strictly scientific: no rubber necking, no politics. We will just talk."
    During their seven day stay the British scientists toured several Soviet nuclear centres, including power stations.

    From Russia the British party flew to Tokyo for talks with the Japanese Atomic Energy Commission.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA18F0T0YCK9EI3M0MX41YPDTJ9
    Media URN:
    VLVA18F0T0YCK9EI3M0MX41YPDTJ9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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