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Nuclear Power

  • World Enters Nuclear Age

    World Enters Nuclear Age
    The world enters the nuclear age when the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction occurs at the University of Chicago. Scientists headed by Italian physicist Enrico Fermi contribute to the research and development of the world’s first nuclear reactor, known as Chicago Pile-1.
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    Nuclear Timespan

  • U.S. Government Secretly Releases Radioactive Material

    U.S. Government Secretly Releases Radioactive Material
    The U.S. government secretly releases radioactive material at a plutonium factory in northwestern Washington state to better understand the threat from a nuclear-armed Soviet Union. Information about what became known as “Green Run” remains secret until 1986.
  • World's First Civilian Nuclear Power Plant Goes Online

    The world’s first civilian nuclear power plant goes online at Obninsk, Russia, southwest of Moscow. The plant produces a very small amount of electric power by today’s standards. It was shut down in 2002.
  • Britain's Windscale Nuclear Complex Damaged in Fire

    Britain's Windscale Nuclear Complex Damaged in Fire
    Fire destroys the core of a plutonium-producing reactor at Britain's Windscale nuclear complex, sending clouds of radioactivity into the atmosphere. Thirty-three deaths are attributed to the accident.
  • Chernobyl Accident Occurs in Central Russia

    Chernobyl Accident Occurs in Central Russia
    The former Soviet Union’s worst nuclear power accident before Chernobyl occurs at its Mayak nuclear plant, in central Russia. A tank holding liquid nuclear waste explodes when its cooling system fails, sending radioactivity across a wide area. The disaster causes hundreds of deaths and birth defects.
  • Thái Tử Charles kết hôn

    Thái Tử Charles kết hôn
    Thái Tử Charles kết hôn với người tình lâu đời là Camilla Parker Boles tại lâu đài Windsor. Bà được phong tước hiệu Nữ Công Tước xứ Cornwall. Hai người gặp nhau vào năm 1972 và thương nhau trong nhiều giai đoạn trong vòng 25 năm, mặc dù cả hai người đều có vợ có chồng.
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