Scientists work in a nuclear reactor and animation depicts the process of bombardment to produce energy in Russia.
Russia Date:1956 Duration:4 min 21 sec Sound:Yes
A scientific documentary film about the peaceful use of atomic energy in Russia. Scientists work on a nuclear reactor. They insert rods inside the reactor. A scientist removes the protective lid of the reactor. Animation depicts : a lattice of rods in the rector. Aluminum coated rods of metallic uranium in the reactor. A nucleus of Uranium consists of protons and neutrons. Neutron bombardment splits the nucleus releasing nuclear energy and neutrons. Initiation of a chain reaction. The rods inserted absorb the extra neutrons. A cross sectional view of the reactor shows a concrete wall around the reactor. Water to reduce the speed of the neutron and to carry heat. Turbo generators used to convert heat to electricity.
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