TITLE

Uranium goes AWOL

AUTHOR(S)
Milne, Roger
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;12/14/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1799, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that one of the two British Atomic Energy Authority reprocessing plants in Scotland remained out of action while scientists hunted for 10.1 kilograms of missing enriched uranium. Investigation of the case.
ACCESSION #
10558614

 

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