The first 'fast reactor' was started in 1962, and in 1975 the revolutionary Prototype Fast Reactor
NHS Highland confirmed a male sub- contractor working at Dounreay's prototype fast reactor
was admitted to Caithness General Hospital in Wick, before being transferred to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with "probable meningitis".
The fish were found as the workmen tore down a pumping house at Dounreay's defunct prototype fast reactor
Now 100 staff at the Caithness plant's prototype fast reactor
have been switched to other duties.
Dr Nelson accepted yesterday that too many highly-skilled scientists and engineers had been allowed to take "golden handshake" early retirements in the early 1990s in the wake of the closure of Dounreay's main Prototype Fast Reactor
The 25lb fish were discovered by Atomic Energy Authority workers who were draining a concrete pond at Dounreay's now-closed Prototype Fast Reactor
You could listen to Colin Gregory, Dounreay's head of technology and formerly in charge of the Prototype Fast Reactor
, explaining that more people have been injured playing football at Dounreay than anything else.