There's a nuclear reactor in Cambridge? Yes, but it is not a power plant -- it's MIT's own Nuclear Reactor Laboratory for research. Come learn about our own on-campus MIT Nuclear reactor and the range of nuclear and medical research that has been conducted there.
Safety info: -Everyone must bring their MIT ID, this will be checked upon arrival. Anyone without their MIT ID will not be able to go on the tour. -Everyone must wear closed toed shoes (no sandals or flip-flops) in order to be allowed on the tour. It is also recommended that participants do not wear high heels and that any shorts or skirts be at least knee length, though this is not a requirement. Please keep in mind that we are a light industrial facility and safety is a priority.-Cameras, mobile phones, bags, backpacks, coats, food, drink, and chewing gum are not allowed on the tour. There is a designated area that everyone will be able to leave their belongings in for the duration of the tour. -There are two sets of stairs (with handrails) participants will need to walk up and down at different points during the tour. Please notify me at least 24 hours in advance if anyone in your group has issues with mobility that would prevent them from being able to walk up or down a flight of stairs so that we are able to accommodate them.
** SIGN-UP REQUIRED BY Sun 3/5 12pm. EVENT CAPPED AT 15 PEOPLE**