Canada's atom goes to work

Canada, 1952

Film
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Episode of Series “Canada carries on”.
Canada, rich in uranium, is harnessing atomic science to peacetime living. This film provides a progress report on nuclear research conducted at the atomic energy plant at Chalk River, Ontario, and shows some of the constructive applications of atomic energy carried out in hospitals (including Canada’s celebrated “cobalt bomb”, one of the newest developments in cancer treatment), in agricultural experimental stations and in industry. Interior views of the Chalk River plant afford a look at NRX, the atomic pile itself. A brief survey is made of atomic research in Canadian universities.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

producer

Nicholas Balla

director
Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1952

Appears in

Canada carries on

Group of items

Canada carries on

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

001664

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Nuclear industry

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Nuclear industry - Canada

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Nuclear power plants - Canada

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Nuclear reactors

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Nuclear medicine

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Atomic theory

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear energy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear industry

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear physics - Research

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear reactors

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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