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September 23, 1960 - Image 53

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-09-23

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Nuclear Reactor Will Compensate
for Israel's Limited Natural Resources

New Year Greetings

DETROIT LEAD PIPE WORKS, INC.

If It's Lead — Call Us

Israel's Nuclear Reactor, sit-
uated west of the village of
Yavneh, in the vicinity of the
Weizmann Institute, in Rehovot,
began functioning under the di- -
rection of Prof. Israel Dostrov-
sky and Dr. Israel Pelah.
Holiday Greetings
It is designed for experiments
involving radio-activity and will
be used by scientists of the
Atomic Energy Commission, the
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Weizmann Institute, the He-
brew University and the Haifa
3675 E. Vernor
LO 7-5610
Technion.
Technion. The site of the re-
actor, close to the sea, was
chosen so that there could
no possible danger to ma >7
Happy New Year To All
water or cultivated soil.
Describing the project for tl
Israeli Science Features ar
Something Wonderfully Exciting Happens When
News. Philip Gillon outlines t
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Israeli atomic reactor as fc
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lows:
20405 W. 7 Mile Rd. at Stout
KE 8-3772
"The break-up of the fue
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elements (enriched uranium
through fission reaction pro
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duces both heat and radia
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tion: a power station powere
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by atomic energy uses the
heat produced by burnin g
coal or petroleum. A research
reactor . . uses only th e
radiation."
21221 W. 7 Mile
KE 4-8880
Gillon describes the reacto
Mel
as a "gaunt grey, concrete stru t
ture . . . its sides a series
fluted panels and its crown
great dome." But once insid
the building, he writes, there i
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"light and ch le
tori
our new home
e
e reactor itse
here
a wall of glass and
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gracious courtyard, with ae
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thetically shaped columns risin
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from narrow bases."
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which is a concret-
enclos
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eactor itself, he conti
nues, "is only 60 ems. high an
is at the bottom of the pool.'
He explains that the "radio
Happy New Year_ To Our Friends and Patrons
activity is gradually absorbed as
it passes upward through the
water: at the top of the column
there is no radiation at all and
men can work there in safety."
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Giant slabs of cement 1.80
2036 Howard
TA 5-7500
meters thick serve as walls for
the area. Containing barium
sulphate imported from Italy,
the mixture is 11/2 times heavier
than ordinary concrete and has
New Year Greetings
never before been used in Is-
rael.
To draw off the two-kilogram
weight fuel imbedded within the
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wall, a huge crane lowers an
On It We Stake Our Reputation
eight-ton shield of lead through
the water, and the fuel is ex-
710 David Broderick Bldg.
WO 3-6907
tracted to be sent to the United
States for renewal. These fuel
elements, "consisting of en-
riched uranium, or uranium
235, were supplied by the U.S.
Greetings
as part of President Eisenhow-
er's program to acquaint newly
liberated lands with the prin-
ciples of nuclear energy."
The reactor parts, Gillon
9700 Oakland
writes, were supplied by the
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American Machinery and
.
Foundry which has built sev-
eral research reactors in various
parts of the world. Part of the
electronics equipment was made
Greetings
in Israel, the plant coming to a
total cost of just over $3,000,-
i 00. The U.S. contributed $350,-
FEDERAL PACIFIC ELECTRIC CO.
00 under the Eisenhower
rogram.
16242 Wyoming
The reactor is to serve as an
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e ducation device and also for
i esting materials, welds and
( astings, production of isotopes
f or medical purposes, the study
Best Wishes For A Happy New Year
( f the effects of radiation on
To Our Relatives, Friends and Patrons
lastics and the production of
ew plastics, preservation of
oods and the extermination of
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armful insects, along with the
nvestigation of the structure of
Jerold Hoskow
t he atom and of crystals and the
i ocation of single atoms and
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