#ORNL achieves milestone with #Plutonium-238 sample

VikingSNAP19RTG1

With the production of 50 grams of #Plutonium-238, researchers at the Department of Energy’s #OakRidge National Laboratory (#ORNL)have restored a #US capability dormant for nearly 30 years and set the course to provide power for NASA and other missions.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2015-12-ornl-milestone-plutonium-sample.html#jCp

One comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s