Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

Glimpses of Canadian History : Email: Scribbles@cogeco.ca

Posts filed under ZEEP nuclear reactor

ZEEP, Canada’s First Nuclear Reactor

‘Zero Energy Experimental Pile’ Had First Reaction in 1945 The research on atomic theories performed with the ZEEP reactor at Chalk River, Ontario, lead to the large scale atomic reactors providing nuclear power today. The ‘Zero Energy Experimental Pile’ was the test model for the NRX, a large reactor in the planning stages. The NRX… (read more)