This facility has a one-megawatt TRIGA swimming pool reactor that can be pulsed and a variety of other features including experimental laboratories, a large irradiation cell, beam ports, a thermal column and a pneumatic "rabbit" system. One of the best-equipped facilities of its type in the country, the facility is used in our laboratory courses as well as our research program.

The goal of the Nuclear Science Center is to improve the health, well-being and environment of mankind through the application of nuclear technology. The Nuclear Science Center, located near the southwest side of Easterwood Airport, houses a 1 MW research reactor and associated research facilities. The center provides services to researchers and/or faculty from Texas A&M University, other colleges and universities, government agencies and private industry. The center is recognized primarily for providing radioisotopes and other nuclear irradiation services for research, academic, medical and industrial applications and as a teaching and nuclear training facility.


Nuclear Science Center Website

Mailing Address:  3575 TAMU

College Station, TX 77843-3575

Phone: 979.845.7551