• Short Summary

    A VISIT TO THE BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY, AT UPTON, NEW YORK, ON TUESDAY, WAS AN EARLY ITEM ON THE PROGRAMME FOR A PARTY OF RUSSIAN NUCLEAR SCIENTISTS, TOURING UNITED STATES ATOMIC INSTALLATIONS.

  • Description

    A VISIT TO THE BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY, AT UPTON, NEW YORK, ON TUESDAY, WAS AN EARLY ITEM ON THE PROGRAMME FOR A PARTY OF RUSSIAN NUCLEAR SCIENTISTS, TOURING UNITED STATES ATOMIC INSTALLATIONS. THE PARTY - ELEVEN SCIENTISTS LED BY MR. PETROSYANT HERO OF THE U.S.S.R. COMMITTEE ON THE UTILIZATION OF ATOMIC ENERGY - ARRIVED IN THE UNITED STATES ON SUNDAY.

    DURING THEIR TOUR OF THE BROOKHAVEN PLANT, THE VISITORS WERE SHOWN THE HUGE ATOM SMASHER - THE SYNCHROTRON - AND THE RATHER FUTURISTIC BUILDING WHICH HOUSES THE HIGH FLUX BEAM REACTOR.

    THE BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY, PLAYS AN IMPORTANT PART IN THE UNITED STATES ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION'S NATIONWIDE PROGRAMME OF FUNDAMENTAL AND APPLIED NUCLEAR RESEARCH. LIKE THE COMMISSION'S OTHER NATIONAL LABORATORIES, IT IS OPERATED UNDER CONTRACT BY A PRIVATE INSTITUTION - IN THIS CASE ASSOCIATED UNIVERSITIES. APART FROM STUDY OF THE NATURE OF ATOMIC NUCLEI AND FORCES INVOLVED IN THEIR STRUCTURE, THE LABORATORY CARRIES OUT RESEARCH INTO THE EFFECTS OF RADIATION ON MATTER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA64VTRPLMVF3C50BRHZSHTPZS5
    Media URN:
    VLVA64VTRPLMVF3C50BRHZSHTPZS5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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