Some of our uranium is still missing

Milne, R.
February 1992
New Scientist;2/1/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1806, p17
Reports that three kilograms of enriched uranium is still missing from the Dounreay reprocessing plant in Great Britain. Just under eight kilograms have been found; Reprocessing line will be shut down in an attempt to find the remaining uranium;Ruled out that it had been stolen.


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