• Short Summary

    West Germany's cheap process by a centrifuge machine for research into uranium 235 became international news Oct 13.

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    West Germany's cheap process by a centrifuge machine for research into uranium 235 became international news Oct 13. Some headlines had it that Germany was able to produce A-bombs in the kitchen.

    In a sof statement to Visnews Dr. Karl Beyerle, leader of the research team at Aachen where the centrifuge is housed, denied such reports. He said the process would produce only very slightly enriched uranium - two per cent for use in future power reactors.

    At the Bonn University Physics Institute is the other brain behind the building of the centrifuge Professor Groth who told reporters that it had only been built on a laboratory scale but they wanted to go ahead on a large pilot plant.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADDHPLE4YHL5Y15BL87AYAVXLY
    Media URN:
    VLVADDHPLE4YHL5Y15BL87AYAVXLY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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