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CP-1 the Past, Present & Future of NUCLEAR ENERGY

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology and Argonne National Laboratory present

CP-1 the Past, Present & Future of Nuclear Energy

Where: Hughes Auditorium at Northwestern University Chicago Campus, 303 East Superior

When: Friday, January 25, 2013

Lunch & Registration – 12:00 pm. Chat with volunteers from Argonne’s Nuclear Outreach Committee during lunch. Box Lunch is $20. Please Register and RSVP below.
Presentation – 12:45pm. Free & Open to the Public. Please Register below. C2ST members have priority seating.

Register at C2ST’s event registration site

On December 2, 1942, 49 scientists, led by Enrico Fermi, made history when Chicago Pile 1 (CP-1) went critical and produced the world’s first self-sustaining, controlled nuclear chain reaction.

Please join us for a lunch program to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the world’s first self-sustaining, controlled nuclear chain reaction. Invited speakers will discuss nuclear energy from the history of CP-1 to what the future holds.

Speakers:
Dr. Mark Peters, Deputy Laboratory Director for Programs Argonne National Laboratory
Dr. Robert Rosner, Director, Energy Policy Institute Chicago at the University of Chicago

Parking: Discounted parking will be made available at the 222 E. Huron St. garage.

I'm not doing the lunch, just the presentation.

Chicago Pile-1(CP-1) was the world's first nuclear reactor.

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  • Thanh

    The lecture was very interesting, but I couldn't find other meet-up members, so I didn't get to meet them.

    January 28, 2013

  • Ronnie

    Due to last minute scheduling conflicts CP-1 the Past, Present & Future of Nuclear Energy presentation will start 15 minutes earlier at 12:45pm instead of 1:00pm on Friday, January 25th, 2013.

    The registration & Box Lunch is at 12 noon and the presentation is now scheduled to start at 12:45pm.

    January 23, 2013

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