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4 Years after Fukushima

A look back at the evolving impact of the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl

The Japan Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Crisis

On March 11, a powerful, magnitude 9.0 quake hit northeastern Japan, triggering a tsunami with 10-meter-high waves that reached the U.S. west coast. Here's the science behind the disaster

March 11, 2011
UK drone offered for Fukushima clean-up

UK drone offered for Fukushima clean-up

A three-man team from the University of Bristol have devised a semi-autonomous, drone to help monitor radiation levels after nuclear accidents. Alarmed at the use of manned helicopters immediately after the Fukushima disaster three years ago, the...

January 28, 2014

Fukushima Will Be a Wasteland

Scientific American's David Biello judges Fukushima to have reached Chernobyl proportions. Steve Mirsky reports

March 17, 2011

Ten Years of the Chornobyl Era

The environmental and health effects of nuclear power's greatest calamity will last for generations

April 1, 1996 — Yuri M. Shcherbak
4 Years after Fukushima

A look back at the evolving impact of the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl

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