Der Forschungsreaktor Wannsee wird stillgelegt
- Apr 7, 2019
- In the Media
- Dept. I
- Dieter Hoffmann
On December 11, 2019, the "BER II" research reactor in Wannsee will begin to be shut down and dismantled over the space of decades, following 60 years of operation. Visiting Scholar and Emeritus Professor Dieter Hoffmann is quoted in this article by Berliner Morgenpost on the history of the BER II reactor, highlighting how the peaceful use of nuclear energy was a sign of progress during a time of German division.