Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova

Articles by Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova

2 September 2008

Cleaning up Serbia's nuclear legacy

Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova

The Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, located 9 miles from Belgrade, is Yugoslavia's oldest nuclear research institute. Established in 1948 as the Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, its efforts supposedly included an attempt to build a Yugoslav nuclear bomb. For almost 45 years, it collected Yugoslavia's and Serbia's radioactive waste.