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Advanced Test Reactor core, Idaho National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory have announced a collaboration to study how to better recycle spent nuclear fuel. Read more »


Photo: Samples from Idaho National Laboratory's Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) core will be sent to Argonne's ATLAS particle accelerator for analysis to learn the characteristics of the nuclear material. Powered up, the fuel plates can be seen glowing bright blue. The core is submerged in water for cooling. More on the ATR »

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Taken on April 8, 2009