Photos: An inside look at ORNL's High Flux Isotope Reactor

The HFIR control room

The High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), a nuclear research reactor from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, produces neutrons used in a variety of scientific research. Here's a quick tour.

Image: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy

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