Steaming cooling towers of Slovakia's oldest nuclear power plant Jaslovske Bohunice are seen from behind a hill, 16 October 2003. The plant was built by a Soviet designer and was upgraded with Western technology. Slovak Minister of...More
October 16, 2003 License
An Mixed Oxide (mox) pellet is being inspected at Sellafield nuclear plant in North England, 26 September 2002. The 3,8 square km site on the Cumbrian coast produces MOX , nuclear fuel for electricity as well as storing nuclear waste...More
September 26, 2002 License
Centrifuge machine heat shield used in DOE project to develop gas centrifuge technology to enrich uranium w. fissionable U-235 for use in nuclear reactors. (Photo by Time Life Pictures/Department Of Energy (DOE)/The LIFE Picture...More
January 10, 1984 License
Night view of cooling towers and reactor at Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant, site of 1979 partial meltdown.
January 01, 1980 License
An exterior view of the advanced gas cooled reactor at Sellafield, (formerly known as Windscale) Nuclear Power Station, in Cumbria.
March 11, 1963 License
A worker at the Harwell Atomic Centre, Oxfordshire, wearing a protective suit.
September 30, 1960 License
G Swinson constructing a remote controlled electric railway for the transport of radio-active materials to and from the 'Tong' boxes on the 'hot' bench at the radiochemical centre at Amersham, Buckinghamshire, part of the UK Atomic...More
May 03, 1960 License
A technician monitors the equipment at Calder Hall in Windscale, Cumbria, Britain's first nuclear power station. Following a narrowly-averted crisis in 1957, the name of the site was changed to Sellafield. Original Publication: Picture...More
February 25, 1957 License
Admiral Hyman Rickover standing on ladder which makes long descent into circular nuclear reactor shell at the Shippingport power facility.
January 01, 1957 License
Two men looking at the bottom half of the reactor at the Dounreay atomic power plant in Scotland, a steel ball 135 feet wide, made of welded plates. Dounreay is Britain's first fast reactor and has been built because Britain's fuel...More
July 14, 1956 License