What It’s Like to Operate a Nuclear Reactor

In Short: Somewhat Boring.

WiLt Contributor
Mar 16 · 3 min read

Written by Tracy Tipping

Photo by Tracy Tipping.

While most people know of nuclear power plants that generate electricity, many people do not realize that there are other types of nuclear reactors. One of the other types is a research reactor. I operate a research reactor at a large university.