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First Commercial Nuclear Power Station 1956: First Commercial Nuclear Power Station
17.10.1956: First Commercial Nuclear Power Station
Queen Elizabeth II officially opened Britain’s first nuclear power station in the town of Calder Hall. The high temperature reactor uses fuel elements to generate heat which is conveyed to a steam turbine. Graphite rods are used to reduce the released neutrons to the speed necessary for maintaining the atomic chain reaction.
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Which German writer, born 17 October 1813, paved the way for early expressionist drama?
  Georg Büchner
  Heinrich Böll
  Thomas Mann
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