Nuclear Energy

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    History for Nuclear Energy

  • Worlds First Nuclear Chain Reaction

    The worlds first nuclear chain reaction takes place in chicago as part of the Manhattan project
  • Plutonium Weapon test

    U.S first stage test of plutonim weapon
  • Worlds First electric useable from nuclear energy

    Experimental breeder in Idaho produces worlds first electric power from nuclear energy
  • US large scale nuclear plant

    United States begin nuclear operations in nuclear plant in Shippingport, Pennsylvania
  • Chernobyl Power Station

    Chernobyl power station sends radioactive dust across Russia, Ukraine, Belarus
  • Nuclear Triggering

    9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami wrecks Fukushima nuclear plant, triggering nuclear meltdowns that contaminated food and water and forced mass evacation