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atomic reactor

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Noun1.atomic reactor - a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energyatomic reactor - a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy
nuclear reactor, reactor - (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
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He further pointed to Israeli attacks on Iraq's atomic reactor in 1981 and Syria's virtual reactor in 2007 as well as assassination of a number of Iranian nuclear scientists and stressed that western countries not only failed to condemn Israel's illegal actions but also supported it.
Past Israeli operations, such as the 1981 bombing of Iraq s Osirak atomic reactor and a similar sortie against Syria in 2007, suggest a strategy of one-off pinpoint raids, due both to military limitations and a desire to avoid wider war.
"All of our (nuclear) progresses both in the field of centrifuges and Arak atomic reactor are under the supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency and there is nothing to hide," Abbasi told reporters at the end of a cabinet meeting here in Tehran on Wednesday.
Iran has turned into the most influential and advanced country in the world and region thanks to its scientific achievements, he noted, adding that the Islamic Republic is the first country in the Middle East which produces energy using an atomic reactor.
nuclear watchdog said on Friday it had found traces of processed uranium at a second spot in Syria and was checking for a link to particles retrieved from the site of Washington says was a covert atomic reactor.
"Trust is something that is built up over time and is based on performance and adherence to obligations and, we would see, we would see," McCormack said when asked why Washington would continue to trust North Korea following revelations on Thursday that it helped Syria build an atomic reactor.
In this application, a small atomic reactor would be installed in a home, with this reactor running on a charge of nuclear fuel that lasts perhaps five to seven years.
Khalid Al-Falih added that the atomic reactor projects were a part of the kingdom's Vision 2030 to diversify its energy sources to nuclear and renewable energy.
Speaking athe IAEA's annual conference in Vienna, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said the atomic reactor projects were were part of the Kingdom's Vision 2030 to diversify its energy sources to nuclear and renewables.
In May 2016, Sudan and China signed a framework agreement to build a 600-megawatt atomic reactor.
"World's First Atomic Reactor Goes Critical" chronicles experiments at the University of Chicago that verified the theories of atomic physics, while "The Gamble" recounts the decision to build the Clinton Engineer Works, as the Oak Ridge uranium-production facilities were officially known, even before a process was invented to refine uranium for an atomic bomb.

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