'Plutonium-238 production for space exploration' named National Historic Chemical Landmark

Production of a plutonium isotope that made decades of space exploration feasible was designated as the American Chemical Society's (ACS') newest National Historic Chemical Landmark on Nov. 1. The technologically demanding work was carried out at Savannah River Site (SRS) in Aiken, South Carolina. The ceremony recognizing the designation was held at the SRS Heritage Museum in Aiken. This is the first ACS landmark recognized in the state. “Production and purification of this plutonium isot…

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'Plutonium-238 production for space exploration' named National Historic Chemical Landmark



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