The Nuclear Lab No One Knows About

Home of the first breeder reactor, and home of the only deaths from working on reactors in the US

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When the U.S. entered World War II, it needed a place to perform maintenance on the Navy’s most powerful turreted guns that was safely away from prying eyes. It chose a remote spot in the high desert of Eastern Idaho, near the town of Idaho Falls.

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