On Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. the National Research Universal reactor quietly shutdown for the last time. The contributions to science and humanity made by this reactor and the team within are immeasurable. Video below published by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories.
Perhaps the most informative coverage of the Canadian Neutron Initiative to date:
Chalk River reactor closure threatens to scatter research community: With the shut-down scheduled for March, a group of researchers is lobbying the government to fund foreign facilities, or risk losing local expertise.Continue reading University Affairs covers the CNI→
Why Canada must not be shut out of the neutron technology it invented
September 28, 2017
“While neutron scattering continues to grow in importance and Canada enjoys international recognition as its ancestral home, its future here in Canada is nonetheless very much in doubt.” Continue reading CNI in the National Post→