• Short Summary

    Sir Roger Makins visited in this days Denmark, and paid to day a special visited to RISOE, the Research Establishment of the Danish Atomic Energy Commission.

  • Description

    Sir Roger Makins visited in this days Denmark, and paid to day a special visited to RISOE, the Research Establishment of the Danish Atomic Energy Commission. Risoe was selected among several possible locations in the autumn of 1955 and has a total of 650 acres.

    Risoe research establishment will command the facilities provided by three different types of research reactors acquired by virtue of the agreements of co-operation with the USA and UK. DRI Danish reactor number I is a low energy reactor of the homogeneous type especially adapted for educational purposes and physical experiments.

    DR2 is a light water moderated heterogeneous tanktype research reactor of the Pluto-type as constructed for Harwell and Dounreay.

    Danish industry and danish labour is responsible for all the construction work performed at Risoe. In the case of DR 2 and in particular DR3 the manufacturing of important components of the reactor itself have been sub-contracted to the Danish industrial enterprise.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5W8J6PFS2BGYU5D5HGG7M5JYI
    Media URN:
    VLVA5W8J6PFS2BGYU5D5HGG7M5JYI
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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