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Science and Industry Museum

Pi: Platform for Investigation – Powered by Siemens is a monthly event where families discover cutting-edge research that’s happening right now in and around Manchester and the North West.

Each month our partners from universities, research centres and other organisations take over our purpose-built high-tech platform, complete with computer ports and experiment tables, to introduce visitors of all ages to important innovations via conversation and fun.

September's Pi: What fuels nuclear energy?

Date: 22 September 2018

Can you smash an atom? Why do we need robots to put fuel in reactors? And how is nuclear waste disposed of safely?

Journey through the nuclear fuel cycle with scientists from Next Generation Nuclear – collect a sticker at each activity, learn all about their jobs and make your own atom model to take home.

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