Argonne National Laboratory
Nuclear Engineering Division
Think, explore, discover, innovate
U.S. Department of Energy

Home > Key Events for 2006 > Argonne Open House

Key Events

Argonne Open House 2006

The Nuclear Engineering Division thanks all participants which contributed to make a success of the Open House event.

On Oct. 7, 2006 Argonne opened its gates to the community to celebrate the Laboratory's 60th anniversary.
NE actively participated in this event with activities inside and outside Building 208, the home of the Nuclear Engineering Division.

Inside the building

Learn how a nuclear reactor works.

Learn how nuclear energy can help meet America’s needs for safe and secure energy without contributing to global warming.

Visit the nuclear energy history exhibit that highlights our pioneering role in developing peaceful uses of nuclear technology used by major nuclear power plants throughout the world.

“Virtually” visit nuclear facilities and power plants around the world by computer.

Learn about Argonne’s key role in the worldwide effort to use advanced nuclear technologies that enhance energy security and promote nonproliferation.

Tell me more about this…
National Security & Nonproliferation

Learn what Argonne is doing to convert research reactors around the world to the use of non-weapons-grade materials to reduce the spread of nuclear weapons.

Tell me more about this…
RERTR Program


On the lawn

Learn how we helped NASA return the Space Shuttle back to flight after the Columbia accident.

Learn how millimeter/microwaves can be used to remotely detect explosives or toxic chemicals.

See some of the exotic equipment and tools used to decontaminate and decommission nuclear facilities.

Tell me more about this…
Decommissioning Technologies | • Photo Gallery



More information about these and other Nuclear Engineering activities can be found by navigating our website. If you have further questions, please contact us.

Below is a partial list of posters and fact sheets presented by NE at the Argonne Open House 2006.

The posters and fact sheets are all in PDF format.
Download Adobe's Reader (free) to view documents in PDF format.

Problems viewing/ printing PDF files
Should you experience problems with viewing/printing the PDF files:
 Link will open in new browser window PDF Help Notes (link opens in new browser window)


Argonne Open House

Argonne Open House 2006 - Related Resources

Information Presented by NE

About the Argonne Open House

The Argonne Open House Survey is now closed.

Related Downloads

page in pdf format  PDF documents

Download Adobe's Reader (free) to view documents in PDF format.

Problems with PDF files? See
Link will open in new browser window PDF Help Notes (link opens in new browser window).

ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY, Nuclear Engineering Division
9700 South Cass Ave., Argonne, IL 60439-4814
A U.S. Department of Energy laboratory managed by UChicago Argonne, LLC

Last modified on September 11, 2009 11:48 -0500