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Fukushima three years on – experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on March 10th, 2014.

Three years ago on March 11, 2011, the largest recorded earthquake in Japan’s history struck off the country’s north-eastern coast, triggering a massive tsunami and the worst nuclear power plant accident since Chernobyl. Our colleagues at the Science Media Centre of Japan collected comments from Japanese scientists about what progress has been made in cleaning […]

Explosion at French nuclear reactor – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on September 13th, 2011.

An explosion at a French nuclear reactor has killed one person and injured others, but experts say there is no need for concern regarding radiation leakage. The explosion occurred at the Marcoule nuclear site, in a part of the facility used to melt down metals. No increases in radiation levels have been detected. More information can […]

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