The Hanford nuclear reservation’s B Reactor near Richland is shown in this aerial photo taken 1944-45. Plutonium produced at B Reactor was used in the first atomic bomb detonated during a test in New Mexico and in one of the bombs used to help end World War II.
The Hanford nuclear reservation’s B Reactor near Richland is shown in this aerial photo taken 1944-45. Plutonium produced at B Reactor was used in the first atomic bomb detonated during a test in New Mexico and in one of the bombs used to help end World War II. Courtesy Department of Energy
The Hanford nuclear reservation’s B Reactor near Richland is shown in this aerial photo taken 1944-45. Plutonium produced at B Reactor was used in the first atomic bomb detonated during a test in New Mexico and in one of the bombs used to help end World War II. Courtesy Department of Energy

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