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Welcome to MURR!

For more than 50 years the faculty and staff of the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR®) have promoted ground breaking research and developed life-saving radiopharmaceuticals, providing benefits to people across the country and around the world. MURR is the highest-power university research reactor in the United States, operating at 10 megawatts, 6.5 days a week and 52 weeks a year. The MURR facility enables research across many disciplines – From investigating ancient cultures and how plants respond to their environment, to analyzing industrial materials and developing radiopharmaceuticals that have lifesaving clinical applications, the MURR facility is a reliable resource for researchers, scientists, engineers and students across the country.