Inside a Nuclear Power Plant’s Core

Inside a Nuclear Power Plant’s Core

It’s not everyday I dawn a hazmat suit and go into the heart of a nuclear power plant. Recently I went to the Callaway Energy Center and filmed/photographed the final stages of Areva’s new mulit-million dollar reactor vessel head installation.

This three story tall unit was hoisted from its staging area into place, above the plutonium rods.

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Normally when people think of nuclear power, they envision the cooling pool, shown below:

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