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Wheeler John Archibald H3

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Wheeler John Archibald H3

Donor: 
John Archibald Wheeler
Image title: 
Dome of the first commercial nuclear power plant in West Milton, NY
Credit line: 
AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Wheeler Collection
Description: 

Dome of the first commercial nuclear power plant in West Milton, NY. No feature of the modern nuclear power plant stands out more distinetively on the landscape that the familiar dome, preposed and made obligatory by the first Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Reactor Safeguard Committee of which Richard Feynman, Edward Teller, Manson Benedict, Harry Wexler, Abel Wolman and John A. Wheeler. Appeard in an article by John Wheeler in Physics Today 2/1989, pg. 27 titled "The Young Feynman."

Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Person(s): 
Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008
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