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Atoms for Peace

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
1. Atoms for Peace Marker
Inscription.  Penn State in 1955 became the first university licensed by the Atomic Energy Commission to operate a nuclear reactor as part of U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower's "Atoms for Peace" program. Named for Wm. Breazeale, Penn State's first Professor of Nuclear Engineering, the reactor became a training and research tool for peaceful applications of atomic energy.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Location. 40° 48.256′ N, 77° 51.236′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on Hastings Road west of University Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Hastings Road, University Park PA 16802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miller Hall (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harris Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Curry Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nelson Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brill Hall (approx. mile away); Panofsky Hall (approx. mile away);
Atoms for Peace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
2. Atoms for Peace Marker
Hoyt Hall (approx. mile away); Cooper Hall (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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