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Virtual Headsets and Richie

25 March 2016

On Friday 15 January, three classes of local Carl-Sonnenschein-Realschule experienced a somewhat different chemistry class. Annika Terhalle (CTG), Chris Breuer (UD) and Björn Meyer (UD) visited the school and introduced Urenco based on the Richie Film. In every class, a number of pupils knew people working for Urenco. After the Richie film, a quiz was held in which two groups from class competed against each other. After the quiz, in which the answers were often loudly shouted even before the possible answers showed up, the kids could start experimenting with different separation methods. Magnetism, Electricity and Centrifugal forces were three of the most popular ones. The most popular stage however was stage 6. Here, the pupils could all see the 3D film via the Virtual Reality Headsets.

Since the introduction of the Headsets to a wider audience in the British Science Museum in December 2015, this was the first time the Virtual Reality Headsets were used in Germany.


About Urenco

Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products with sustainability at the core of its business. Operating in a pivotal area of the nuclear fuel supply chain for 50 years, Urenco facilitates zero carbon electricity generation for consumers around the world.

With its head office near London, UK, Urenco’s global presence ensures diversity and security of supply for customers through enrichment facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. Using centrifuge technology designed and developed by Urenco, and through the expertise of our people, the Urenco Group provides safe, cost effective and reliable services; operating within a framework of high environmental, social and governance standards, complementing international safeguards.

Urenco is committed to continued investment in the responsible management of nuclear materials; innovation activities with clear sustainability benefits, such as nuclear medicine, industrial efficiency and research; and nurturing the next generation of scientists and engineers.


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