The Soreq Nuclear Research Center is located near Yavne,Israel, west of Beersheb, and shares a security zone with the Palmichim Air Base. The functional equivalent of the US Livermore or Los Alamos national weapons laboratories, it is responsible for nuclear weapons research, design and fabrication.
Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, major NASA research center in the heart of Silicon Valley, CA. The huge hangar on the left is a 1930s-era US Navy dirigible hangar that housed the USS Macon. The two hangars on the right are 1940s-vintage and housed blimps. Hangar One (the one on the left) was going to be converted to a space and sciences center, but this was put on hold when toxic chemica...
RV Calypso is a former British Royal Navy Minesweeper converted into a research vessel for the oceanography researcher Jacques-Yves Cousteau, equipped with a mobile laboratory for underwater field research. She was severely damaged in 1996, and is undergoing a complete refurbishment in 2009. The ship is named after the Greek mythological figure Calypso.
Bonab Civilian Nuclear Research Center
Ramsar Civilian Nuclear Research Center
Tehran Nuclear Research Center (2x Overlay)
Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility (Overlay)
Arak Heavy Water Production Plant
Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant (Overlay)
Esfahan Uranium Conversion Facility and Heavy Water Reactor
I watched the original South Pacific last night. I knew they filmed on the Island of Kauai but did not know where. So I carefully crawled the coastline until I found a likely location and with some additional research, confirmed the location.
The "Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung" (GSI, Institute for Heavy Ion Research), located near the town of Darmstadt, Germany, is a high energy physics research center which has become famous for discovering the chemical elements Hassium (108), Meitnerium (109), Darmstadtium (110), Roentgenium (111) and Ununbium (112).