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Atomic Academy

10:00am-4:00pm on Saturday 23 March

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 26th March. For events on or after 27th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, CB2 1PZ

Drive a nuclear reactor: Simulate driving a nuclear reactor controlled using buttons and screens to understand powering a nuclear reactor.
Discover about radiation of household objects: Lazy Susan wheel integrated with radio transmitting sources and detector to demonstrate household items and their relative radioactivity.
See a star in a jar: Demonstration IEC fusor electrostatic confinement demonstrating plasma physics phenomena.
Uncover the source of your home’s power: Screen demonstrating grid watch which shows the current energy mix of the UK as well as the use of grains of rice to illustrate energy density.

Booking/Registration is: UNAVAILABLE

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Additional Information

Age: All Ages
Format: Talk, Exhibition
Timing: In person
Cost: Free
Theme: Discovery, Environment
Accessibility: Step-free access, Full access

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