Reed Research Reactor

The Reed Research Reactor has been used for training, research, and educational projects since its establishment in 1968. Safety, security, and compliance with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulations have been the reactor's highest priority since its inception


Image of the reactor emitting cherenkov radiation. The "blue glow" is produced by charged particles in the core moving faster than the speed of light in water. Credit: Toria Ellis '19