Photostory #138: From the Arts to Atomic Energy: 1957 -- A Year of Achievement
National Film Board of Canada
December 31, 1957
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
On Nov. 3, 1957, Canada's 200,000 kilowatt NRU reactor went into operation. It will provide unsurpassed facilities for atomic power experiments, large quantities of radioactive isotopes for use in medicine and industry.