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BGRR Operations: Top Experimental Area

In the center foreground, a technician is inserting a container of seeds into the Biology thermal column as part of the program to study mutation in plants. At the platform to the rear, an exponential experiment is being conducted in fundamental reactor physics. To the right of the Biology thermal column is the drum-shaped housing for a slow neutron chopper. This device consists of a series of rapidly revolving slotted disks which only permit neutrons of a uniform energy to emerge from the reactor.