Procedures and testing of radioactive materials at the National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Oak Ridge Tennessee Date:1946, July Duration:2 min 27 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Various processes at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for creation of plutonium from uranium, for nuclear weapons and nuclear power. Chemist scaling glass tube containing some gases with a blow torch. The thick-walled equipment to prevent any radiation are shown. Women in uniform checking the effects of heat and radiation on a uranium piece with an Geiger Counter. Clothing of worker uniforms is scanned for radiation levels.
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