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Dounreay

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Dounreay (Dùnrath) (Ordnance Survey) is on the north coast of Caithness, in the Highland area of Scotland and west of the town of Thurso. [1]

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Achreamie

Achreamie is a village in the Scottish council area of Highland.

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Albion Lowlander

The Albion Lowlander was a Scottish-built low-height double-decker bus.

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Altnabreac

Altnabreac is a tiny settlement within the former county of Caithness, in the north of Scotland, and now within the Highland council area.

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Atomic Energy Research Establishment

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.

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Bowser (tanker)

A bowser is a tanker of various kinds, named for Sylvanus Bowser.

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BR Class 37 renumbering

The 309 members of the class 37 underwent many changes in their long career on British railways.

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Brit-Cit

Brit-Cit is a huge fictional city in the fictional universe of British comics 2000 AD and Judge Dredd.

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Bryan Gunn

Bryan James Gunn (born 22 December 1963) is a Scottish former professional goalkeeper and football manager.

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Buldoo

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.

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Caithness International Science Festival

The Caithness International Science Festival is an event which is held annually in Caithness, Scotland.

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Caithness Shinty Club

Caithness Shinty Club is a shinty team from Caithness, Scotland.

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Charles David Curtis

Charles David Curtis (born 1939) is a British geologist who has served as President of the Geological Society of London from 1992 to 1994.

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Childhood Cancer Research Group

The Childhood Cancer Research Group' (CCRG) is part of the University Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford, England.

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Christopher Hinton, Baron Hinton of Bankside

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.

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Cillit Bang

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.

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Civil Nuclear Constabulary

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.

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Clan Mackay

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.

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Coast (TV series)

Coast is a BBC documentary series first broadcast on BBC Two television in 2005.

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David Robertson (British politician)

Sir David Robertson (19 January 1890 – 3 June 1970) was a British accountant, company director and politician.

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Defence Nuclear Material Transport Operations

Defence Nuclear Material Transport Operations refer to the movements of military Defence Nuclear Materials (DNM) within, to and from the United Kingdom.

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DFR

DFR may refer to.

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DIDO (nuclear reactor)

DIDO was a materials testing nuclear reactor at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell, Oxfordshire in the United Kingdom.

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DoCoMoMo Key Scottish Monuments

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.

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Fast-neutron reactor

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.

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Georgemas Junction railway station

Georgemas Junction railway station is a railway station serving the village of Halkirk and its surrounding areas in the Highland council area, northern Scotland.

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Gilbert Ronald Bainbridge

Gilbert Ronald Bainbridge (1925–2003) was a British nuclear physicist, engineer and farmer.

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HMS Dreadnought (S101)

The seventh HMS Dreadnought was the United Kingdom's first nuclear-powered submarine, built by Vickers Armstrongs at Barrow-in-Furness.

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HMS Howe (32)

HMS Howe (pennant number 32) was the last of the five British ''King George V''-class battleships of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Vanguard (S28)

The eleventh HMS Vanguard of the Royal Navy is the lead boat of her class of Trident ballistic missile-armed submarines.

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HMS Vulcan

Eight ships and a shore establishment of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Vulcan, after the god Vulcan, of Roman mythology.

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Institute for Transuranium Elements

The Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU) was a nuclear research institute in Karlsruhe, Germany.

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International Nuclear Services

International Nuclear Services (INS) is a United Kingdom company involved in the management and transportation of nuclear fuels.

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James Atkinson (physicist)

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.

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Jim Flower (Royal Navy officer)

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.

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John Battle (politician)

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.

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Liquid metal cooled reactor

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.

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List of castles in Highland

This is a list of castles in the Highland council area of Scotland.

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List of civilian radiation accidents

This article lists notable civilian accidents involving radioactive materials or involving ionizing radiation from artificial sources such as x-ray tubes and particle accelerators.

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List of former Royal Air Force stations

This list of former RAF stations is a list of all stations, airfields and administrative headquarters previously used by the Royal Air Force.

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List of nuclear research reactors

This is an annotated list of all the nuclear research reactors in the world, sorted by country, with operational status.

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List of places in Highland (council area)

This article is a list of any town, village, hamlet and settlements, in the Highland council area of Scotland.

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List of places in the United Kingdom and Ireland with counterintuitive pronunciations

This is a sublist of List of names in English with counterintuitive pronunciations.

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List of Royal Navy shore establishments

This is a list of shore establishments (or stone frigates) of the Royal Navy and Royal Naval Reserve.

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List of shipwrecks in 1800

The list of shipwrecks in 1800 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1800.

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List of United Kingdom locations: Low-Loz

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Materials testing reactor

A materials test reactor (MTR) is a high power research nuclear reactor.

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Military history of Scotland

Historically, Scotland has a long military tradition that predates the Act of Union with England.

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Molten salt reactor

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.

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Nirex

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.

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Nuclear decommissioning

Nuclear decommissioning is the process whereby a nuclear facility is dismantled to the point that it no longer requires measures for radiation protection.

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Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

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.

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Nuclear energy in Belgium

Belgium has two nuclear power plants operating with a net capacity of 5,761 MWe.

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Nuclear power in Scotland

There are two nuclear power stations in Scotland, and several nuclear-powered submarines are based there.

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Nuclear power in the United Kingdom

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.

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Nuclear reprocessing

Nuclear reprocessing technology was developed to chemically separate and recover fissionable plutonium from spent nuclear fuel.

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Nucleus, the Nuclear and Caithness Archives

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.

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Percy White (nuclear scientist)

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.

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PFR (disambiguation)

PFR (Pray for Rain) is a Christian music group.

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Polaris (UK nuclear programme)

The United Kingdom's Polaris programme, officially named the British Naval Ballistic Missile System, provided its first submarine-based nuclear weapons system.

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RAF Dounreay

RAF Dounreay was built for RAF Coastal Command in 1944 but not used by them.

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Rail freight in Great Britain

The railway network in Great Britain has been used to transport goods of various types and in varying volumes since the early 19th century.

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Reactorsaurus

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.

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Reay

Reay (Ràth) is a village which has grown around Sandside Bay on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.

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Reay Parish Church

Reay Parish Church is a Church of Scotland parish church serving Reay, Caithness.

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Robert Hurst (scientist)

Robert Hurst, (3 January 1915 – 16 May 1996), was a New Zealand-born scientist.

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Rolls-Royce PWR

The Rolls-Royce pressurised water reactor (PWR) series has powered British nuclear submarines since the, commissioned in 1966.

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Sandside Chase

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.

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Sellafield

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.

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Sodium-cooled fast reactor

The sodium-cooled fast reactor (SFR) is a Generation IV reactor project to design an advanced fast neutron reactor.

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Sodium-potassium alloy

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.

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Stroma, Scotland

Stroma is an island off the northern coast of the mainland of Scotland.

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Superphénix

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.

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Telecommunications Research Establishment

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.

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Thurso

Thurso (pronounced, Thursa, Inbhir Theòrsa) is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.

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Thurso High School

Thurso High School in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, is the most northerly secondary school on mainland Great Britain.

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United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is a UK government research organisation responsible for the development of nuclear fusion power.

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William Richard Joseph Cook

Sir William Richard Joseph Cook, (10 April 1905 – 16 September 1987) was a British mathematician and civil servant.

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1958 in Scotland

Events from the year 1958 in Scotland.

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1959 in Scotland

Events from the year 1959 in Scotland.

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1959 in the United Kingdom

Events from the year 1959 in the United Kingdom.

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1966 in Scotland

Events from the year 1966 in Scotland.

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1966 in the United Kingdom

Events from the year 1966 in the United Kingdom.

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1983 New Year Honours

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.

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1991 New Year Honours

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.

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1997 New Year Honours

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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dounreay

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