Thursday, September 1, 2011

Pelindaba: Nuclear reactor is put to use for human good

The facility’s commercial cash cow is the leading medical isotope producer in the world, writes Sarah Wild - Business Day, 1 September 2011

It was once the apartheid regime’s best-kept secret, but now the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation’s (Necsa’s) flagship facility, Pelindaba, is open to the public — if you have letters of recommendation, have provided your ID number and car registration, had your fingerprints scanned , and gone through many other, not always visible, security checks.

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