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The 1957 Windscale Nuclear Reactor Accident

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18:30 – 19:30 25 May 2017
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Lecture theatre 1, Brooks Building, 53 Bonsall Street, Manchester M15 6GX

Speakers: Professor Richard Wakeford

Abstract:The talk examines in detail the accident in 1957 involving a fire in the Windscale Pile No.1, a weapons-graded plutonium production reactor at Sellafield, releasing significant quantities of radioactive material to the atmosphere.

Talk starts at 18.30 with refreshments from 18.00. No booking required.

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Organised by: Manchester and District Branch
Contact details: manchesteranddistrict@physics.org

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Lecture theatre 1, Brooks Building, 53 Bonsall Street, Manchester M15 6GX
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18:30 – 19:30 25 May 2017
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