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Title: This is Y-12

Abstract

This video from 2009 provides an overview of Y-12 and the vital role we play in the security of our nation and the world.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Y-12 (Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant (Y-12), Oak Ridge, TN (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1340999
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; Y-12; URANIUM CENTER OF EXCELLENCE; NUCLEAR MATERIALS; URANIUM; SAFETY AND SECURITY

Citation Formats

Sherry, Ted, Ripley, Ed, Kohlhorst, Darrel, and Giles, Marilyn. This is Y-12. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Sherry, Ted, Ripley, Ed, Kohlhorst, Darrel, & Giles, Marilyn. This is Y-12. United States.
Sherry, Ted, Ripley, Ed, Kohlhorst, Darrel, and Giles, Marilyn. Sun . "This is Y-12". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1340999.
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