July 17, 1955: First Town Run on Nuclear Power
During a one-hour test in 1955, Arco, Idaho became the first town to be fully electrically run on nuclear power. The small community was powered by the National Reactor Testing Station” (NRTS). NTRS later became the Idaho National Laboratory.
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for July 17
- Apple redesigns the iMac, 20 GB iPod
- Accenture purchases Symbian Professional Services