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Takashi Murakami Gives a Tour of His Nuclear-Meltdown Work - Vulture

Vulture

Takashi Murakami Gives a Tour of His Nuclear-Meltdown Work
Vulture
... Tail of a Rainbow," at Gagosian on West 24th Street, and it's a different kind of theme park — a much darker one, since Murakami is working now in the shadow of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Yes, that's right: This is Murakami's nuclear-meltdown ...

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Fukushima: The Video That'll Change Everything You Thought You Knew - Neon Nettle

Neon Nettle

Fukushima: The Video That'll Change Everything You Thought You Knew
Neon Nettle
In March 2011 a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. The original story was that only 3 partial meltdowns – now we know it was a full core reactor meltdown. The site now has enough radiation to kill a person within four ...
Japan approves new nuclear reactorsThe Hill
UPDATE 2-Kansai reactors clear initial safety rules; to hike power ratesReuters UK
Japan nuclear watchdog greenlights more reactorsChannel News Asia
Asahi Shimbun
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Fukushima operator told to seek foreign review of safety - E&T magazine

E&T magazine

Fukushima operator told to seek foreign review of safety
E&T magazine
Dale Klein, a former chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was hired by Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) to be the chairman of a third-party panel commissioned to oversee the reform of its nuclear division following the March 2011 meltdown ...

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First look at nuclear fuel in a meltdown - ABC Science Online

ABC Science Online

First look at nuclear fuel in a meltdown
ABC Science Online
In a real nuclear reactor core meltdown, such as occurred at both the Chernobyl and Fukushima Dai'ichi plants, the molten uranium dioxide melts and reacts with the zirconium metal cladding on the fuel rods, and with the surrounding steel and concrete ...

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Nuclear Horror Stories From Fukushima Daiichi to Kazakhstan - Mintpress News (registration) (blog)

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Nuclear Horror Stories From Fukushima Daiichi to Kazakhstan
Mintpress News (registration) (blog)
These Central Asian catastrophes have never received the level of attention given to the Fukushima Daiichi meltdowns, even though the environmental, health and social impacts have been far worse. The region forms a triangle, with a point at the north ...
U.S. In The Hotseat Because Of Convention On Nuclear Safety, Described ...International Business Times AU

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Uranium Best Energy Performer on Rebound From Fukushima Drop - Businessweek

Businessweek

Uranium Best Energy Performer on Rebound From Fukushima Drop
Businessweek
The nuclear fuel dropped as much as 62 percent after the meltdown at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant in March 2011 and subsequent closing of Japan's atomic fleet. Uranium prices were at the highest in almost three years a month ...

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Fukushima nuclear meltdown worse than initially reported - TEPCO - RT

RT

Fukushima nuclear meltdown worse than initially reported - TEPCO
RT
The meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant's third reactor building was even worse than initially believed, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) has announced. In fact, the power company's new appraisal of the Fukushima No. 3 reactor ...
Fukushima reactor 3 meltdown was worse than estimated: TepcoThe Japan Times
TEPCO says Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 meltdown worse than estimatedEnformable
More Bad News For Fukushima And TepcoOilPrice.com
Environment & Energy Publishing -Asahi Shimbun
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Fukushima 'dark tourism' aims to rebuild city - KHON2

Fukushima 'dark tourism' aims to rebuild city
KHON2
FUKUSHIMA, JAPAN (CNN) – Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster is leading to a new kind of “dark tourism.” Almost 4 years after the meltdown forced entire towns to evacuate, tour guides are taking people through abandoned neighborhoods. CNN finds out ...


After the Fukushima meltdown, Japan's nuclear restart is stalled - Washington Post (blog)

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After the Fukushima meltdown, Japan's nuclear restart is stalled
Washington Post (blog)
It is now three and a half years since the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami led to meltdowns at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and the subsequent shuttering of all 48 of Japan's nuclear reactors. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plans to ...
The Fukushima Effect: Insidious Radiation ImpactNature World News
First Studies Of Fukushima Accident Show Serious Effects On WildlifeOilPrice.com
Serious Biological Effects Of Fukushima RadiationRedOrbit
ExtremeTech
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Leak at Fukushima nuclear plant threatens dangerous meltdown - Fox News

Fox News

Leak at Fukushima nuclear plant threatens dangerous meltdown
Fox News
March 10, 2014 - FILE photo of men wearing protective suits and masks work in front of welding storage tanks for radioactive water, under construction at TEPCO's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, Japan.
​Fukushima has 9 days to prevent 'unsafe' overheatingRT

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