January 1951
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan1951, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p31
The article reports on the declassification of security restrictions on information concerning low-power nuclear research reactors of the U.S., Great Britain, and Canada. The declassification include, the world's first nuclear reactor, constructed from uranium and graphite, modified version of the West Stands reactor located at the Palos Park site of the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois, and uranium and heavy water reactor at the DuPage County site of Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois.


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