Thursday, March 17
Potential Risks From Nuclear Research Reactors In Our Own Backyard
As Japan's crisis throws the spotlight on nuclear reactors in the U.S., WGBH’s Phillip Martin says most people know nothing about the nuclear activity going on in their own backyards. We’ll take a look at the safety of a research reactor on MIT’s Cambridge campus.
See ABC's 2005 report about nuclear reactors on college campuses
See ABC's report on the MIT reactor
Learn about nuclear reactor lab director David Moncton