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Photograph caption dated August 6, 1959 reads, "Nuclear "Fuel" - Atomics International scientist prepares a wafer of radioactive uranium dioxide for a critical experiment in connection with the advanced nuclear reactor concept the North American Aviation division is developing for Southwest Atomic Energy Associates. A sealed box, fitted with a thick window and rubber gloves, affords protection against nuclear contamination."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00108545 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d007_f31_i22 CARL0005217255 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/45523
North American Aviation.--Atomics International Division Industrial facilities--California--Los Angeles Nuclear engineering--California--Los Angeles Nuclear reactors--California--Los Angeles Nuclear engineering--Safety measures Uranium as fuel Nuclear fuels Canoga Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs