Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Leonard M. Maki Nuclear Power Collection, 1936-1975

Artist's conceptual drawing of the SNAP-8 Developmental Reactor, 1963.

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MSS Maki

The Leonard M. Maki Nuclear Power Collection consists of books and archival materials related to the development of nuclear power systems in the twentieth century. Of particular note is a collection of documents, dating to the 1960s, which detail ideas and prototypes for nuclear power systems designed to operate in outer space.

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Atomic Energy & Nuclear History Learning Curriculum
Atomic Energy & Nuclear History Learning Curriculum
This exhibit traces the development of the atomic age from the discovery of radioactivity in the late 1800s to the close of the Cold War near the end of the twentieth century.

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5 linear feet, 4 boxes, 24 books

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