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Achreamie is a village in the Scottish council area of Highland.
The Albion Lowlander was a Scottish-built low-height double-decker bus.
Altnabreac is a tiny settlement within the former county of Caithness, in the north of Scotland, and now within the Highland council area.
The Atomic Energy Research Establishment, known as AERE or colloquially Harwell Laboratory, near Harwell, Oxfordshire, was the main centre for atomic energy research and development in the United Kingdom from the 1940s to the 1990s.
A bowser is a tanker of various kinds, named for Sylvanus Bowser.
The 309 members of the class 37 underwent many changes in their long career on British railways.
Brit-Cit is a huge fictional city in the fictional universe of British comics 2000 AD and Judge Dredd.
Bryan James Gunn (born 22 December 1963) is a Scottish former professional goalkeeper and football manager.
Buldoo (Scottish Gaelic) in the far north of Scotland, is a small hamlet 0.5 miles south of Dounreay in Thurso, Caithness, Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland.
The Caithness International Science Festival is an event which is held annually in Caithness, Scotland.
Caithness Shinty Club is a shinty team from Caithness, Scotland.
Charles David Curtis (born 1939) is a British geologist who has served as President of the Geological Society of London from 1992 to 1994.
The Childhood Cancer Research Group' (CCRG) is part of the University Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford, England.
Christopher Hinton, Baron Hinton of Bankside (12 May 1901 – 22 June 1983) was a British nuclear engineer, and supervisor of the construction of Calder Hall, the world's first large-scale commercial nuclear power station.
Cillit Bang (sold in some countries as Easy-Off Bam or Easy-Off Bang) is the brand name of a range of cleaning products sold by the consumer products manufacturer Reckitt Benckiser.
The Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) (Welsh: Heddlu Sifil Niwclear) is a special police force responsible for providing law enforcement and security at or within 5 km of any relevant nuclear site and for nuclear materials in transit within the United Kingdom.
Clan Mackay (Scottish Gaelic: Clann Mhic Aoidh) is an ancient and once-powerful Highland Scottish clan from the far North of the Scottish Highlands, but with roots in the old kingdom of Moray.
Coast is a BBC documentary series first broadcast on BBC Two television in 2005.
Sir David Robertson (19 January 1890 – 3 June 1970) was a British accountant, company director and politician.
Defence Nuclear Material Transport Operations refer to the movements of military Defence Nuclear Materials (DNM) within, to and from the United Kingdom.
DFR may refer to.
DIDO was a materials testing nuclear reactor at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell, Oxfordshire in the United Kingdom.
DoCoMoMo Key Scottish Monuments is a list of 60 notable post-war buildings in Scotland, compiled in 1993 by the international architectural conservation organisation DoCoMoMo.
A fast-neutron reactor or simply a fast reactor is a category of nuclear reactor in which the fission chain reaction is sustained by fast neutrons, as opposed to thermal neutrons used in thermal-neutron reactors.
Georgemas Junction railway station is a railway station serving the village of Halkirk and its surrounding areas in the Highland council area, northern Scotland.
Gilbert Ronald Bainbridge (1925–2003) was a British nuclear physicist, engineer and farmer.
The seventh HMS Dreadnought was the United Kingdom's first nuclear-powered submarine, built by Vickers Armstrongs at Barrow-in-Furness.
HMS Howe (pennant number 32) was the last of the five British ''King George V''-class battleships of the Royal Navy.
The eleventh HMS Vanguard of the Royal Navy is the lead boat of her class of Trident ballistic missile-armed submarines.
Eight ships and a shore establishment of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Vulcan, after the god Vulcan, of Roman mythology.
The Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU) was a nuclear research institute in Karlsruhe, Germany.
International Nuclear Services (INS) is a United Kingdom company involved in the management and transportation of nuclear fuels.
James Robert Atkinson, MA, FInstP, FRSE, FRMetS, radar pioneer 1938-45, reader in Natural Philosophy at Glasgow University 1945-58, deputy-director of research at the nuclear establishment at Dounreay 1958-66, deputy-director of the British Shipping Research Association 1966-76, and deputy-director of the Institute of Offshore Engineering at Heriot-Watt University 1976-9.
Rear-Admiral James Flower, CB (5 July 1923 – 19 December 2002) was a senior marine engineer with the Royal Navy and was later involved in restoration of the propulsion machinery of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s steamship the SS Great Britain.
John Dominic Battle, (born 26 April 1951) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Leeds West from 1987 to 2010.
A liquid metal cooled nuclear reactor, liquid metal fast reactor or LMFR is an advanced type of nuclear reactor where the primary coolant is a liquid metal.
This is a list of castles in the Highland council area of Scotland.
This article lists notable civilian accidents involving radioactive materials or involving ionizing radiation from artificial sources such as x-ray tubes and particle accelerators.
This list of former RAF stations is a list of all stations, airfields and administrative headquarters previously used by the Royal Air Force.
This is an annotated list of all the nuclear research reactors in the world, sorted by country, with operational status.
This article is a list of any town, village, hamlet and settlements, in the Highland council area of Scotland.
This is a sublist of List of names in English with counterintuitive pronunciations.
This is a list of shore establishments (or stone frigates) of the Royal Navy and Royal Naval Reserve.
The list of shipwrecks in 1800 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1800.
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A materials test reactor (MTR) is a high power research nuclear reactor.
Historically, Scotland has a long military tradition that predates the Act of Union with England.
A molten salt reactor (MSR) is a class of generation IV nuclear fission reactor in which the primary nuclear reactor coolant, or even the fuel itself, is a molten salt mixture.
Nirex was a United Kingdom body set up in 1982 by the UK nuclear industry to examine safe, environmental and economic aspects of deep geological disposal of intermediate-level and low-level radioactive waste.
Nuclear decommissioning is the process whereby a nuclear facility is dismantled to the point that it no longer requires measures for radiation protection.
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, formed by the Energy Act 2004.
Belgium has two nuclear power plants operating with a net capacity of 5,761 MWe.
There are two nuclear power stations in Scotland, and several nuclear-powered submarines are based there.
Nuclear power in the United Kingdom generates around a quarter of the country's electricity as of 2016, projected to rise to a third by 2035.
Nuclear reprocessing technology was developed to chemically separate and recover fissionable plutonium from spent nuclear fuel.
Nucleus, the Nuclear and Caithness Archives (Niùclas: An Tasglann Niùclasach agus Gallach) is the national archive of the British civil nuclear industry and the archive for the County of Caithness.
Percival Albert Frederick White OBE (16 July 1916 – 8 January 2013) was a British chemist, metallurgist and nuclear scientist who was involved in the creation and testing of Britain's first nuclear weapon during Operation Hurricane in 1952.
PFR (Pray for Rain) is a Christian music group.
The United Kingdom's Polaris programme, officially named the British Naval Ballistic Missile System, provided its first submarine-based nuclear weapons system.
RAF Dounreay was built for RAF Coastal Command in 1944 but not used by them.
The railway network in Great Britain has been used to transport goods of various types and in varying volumes since the early 19th century.
Reactorsaurus is a robot designed to deconstruct the defunct nuclear reactor at Dounreay in Caithness where the conditions have become too dangerous to work in due to neutron activation.
Reay (Ràth) is a village which has grown around Sandside Bay on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
Reay Parish Church is a Church of Scotland parish church serving Reay, Caithness.
Robert Hurst, (3 January 1915 – 16 May 1996), was a New Zealand-born scientist.
The Rolls-Royce pressurised water reactor (PWR) series has powered British nuclear submarines since the, commissioned in 1966.
The Sandside Chase (The Chase of Sandside, The Chase of Sansett; in Gaelic, Ruoig-Hansett, Ruaig Handside or Ruaig-Shansaid) was a Scottish clan battle which took place in 1437 in Caithness, about west of Thurso.
Sellafield is a nuclear fuel reprocessing and nuclear decommissioning site, close to the village of Seascale on the coast of the Irish Sea in Cumbria, England.
The sodium-cooled fast reactor (SFR) is a Generation IV reactor project to design an advanced fast neutron reactor.
Sodium-potassium alloy, colloquially called NaK (commonly pronounced), is an alloy of two alkali metals sodium (Na, atomic number 11) and potassium (K, atomic number 19) and which is usually liquid at room temperature.
Stroma is an island off the northern coast of the mainland of Scotland.
Superphénix (Superphoenix) or SPX was a nuclear power station prototype on the Rhône river at Creys-Malville in France, close to the border with Switzerland.
The Telecommunications Research Establishment (TRE) was the main United Kingdom research and development organization for radio navigation, radar, infra-red detection for heat seeking missiles, and related work for the Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II and the years that followed.
Thurso (pronounced, Thursa, Inbhir Theòrsa) is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
Thurso High School in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, is the most northerly secondary school on mainland Great Britain.
The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is a UK government research organisation responsible for the development of nuclear fusion power.
Sir William Richard Joseph Cook, (10 April 1905 – 16 September 1987) was a British mathematician and civil servant.
Events from the year 1958 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1959 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1959 in the United Kingdom.
Events from the year 1966 in Scotland.
Events from the year 1966 in the United Kingdom.
The New Year Honours 1983 were appointments by most of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, and honorary ones to citizens of other countries.
The New Year Honours 1991 were appointments by Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by people of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth.
The New Year Honours 1997 were appointments by most of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, and honorary ones to citizens of other countries.
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