Russian bombers circle Japan & TEPCO trying to restart its nuclear reactors 9-9-2011

Any ideas as to what’s going on with Russian bombers? (see link below under “Society and Others”) – www3.nhk.or.jp and Good for the governor of Niigata prefecture for not jumping in bed with TEPCO! For more information on nuclear plants worldwide, please see below: Arnie and Maggie Gundersen/Fairewinds Associates (Mr. Gundersen, a nuclear engineer and […]

California Day 400+ Japan Nuclear airborne aerosols 131I, 137Cs, and 35S sadness

The Journal Environmental Science and Technology reports in a new study that the Fukushima radiation plume contacted North America at California “with greatest exposure in central and southern California,” Projected paths of the radioactive atmospheric plume emanating from the Fukushima reactors, best described as airborne particles or aerosols for 131I, 137Cs, and 35S, and subsequent […]

Japan closes last reactor, ‘energy crisis looms’

Japan is set to turn off its last working reactor this weekend, leaving one of the world’s largest industrial nations without a source of nuclear energy for the first time in almost 50 years. The government has bowed to public pressure following last year’s disaster at the Fukushima power plant after the catastrophic earthquake and […]

Neutron Beams Detected at Japan Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant – 23 March

The 13 measured neutron beams may be evidence that uranium and plutonium leaked from the plant’s nuclear reactors and spent nuclear fuels have discharged a small amount of neutron beams through nuclear fission. english.kyodonews.jp Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Wednesday, March 23, it has observed a neutron beam, a kind of radioactive ray, 13 times […]

Journalists given tour of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan

Nuclear workers are making painstaking progress at Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi atomic power plant more than 11 months after last year’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. Intel Hub Podcast #12 Popeye speaks to Christina Consolo AKA the RadChick about the leaking nuclear power plants in the United States of America and solutions. The next day Christina’s […]

Q&A: Why bury Japanese reactors in sand?

by davidsilver Question by kittycat: Why bury Japanese reactors in sand? Who are these people, who suggest burying red-hot nuclear reactors in sand? The Three Stooges? Anyone, who knows anything, about sand, in the presence of intense heat, such as a broken down Nuclear plant, should know what happens to sand, when it is heated. […]

Japan’s Crippled Nuclear Plant Reaches Stability

The crippled reactors at Japan’s tsunami-hit nuclear power plant have reached stability more than four months since the disaster. The focus now shifts to the removal of spent nuclear fuel. (July 19) Video Rating: 3 / 5

Japan nuclear crisis goes global

Historic Seismic Activity: 1850-2007 Image by Idaho National Laboratory Japan nuclear crisis goes global Radiation is spreading around the world as a small nuclear wasteland grows near the heart of Japan. The desperate struggle to restart the crippled reactors’ own cooling systems in order to bring them under control is producing little to no results, […]

Should we fear Japan ’s fallout in Idaho?

Should we fear Japan ’s fallout in Idaho? Monitors pick up traces of radiation here, but it’s extremely low Read more on The Idaho Statesman Nuclear Risk Expert: Fukushima’s Fuel Could Still Seep Out It’s Theo Theofanous’s job to worry about worst-case scenarios. As director of the Center for Risk Studies and Safety at UC […]

Japan earthquake shuts nuclear power plants, leaves residents in dark

Byron Nuclear Power Station 7 Image by iluvcocacola Japan earthquake shuts nuclear power plants, leaves residents in dark At least a dozen nuclear power plants have shut down across the country and millions of buildings around Tokyo were left without power from the Japan earthquake. Read more on The Christian Science Monitor Negotiations on Minn. […]

Magnetic hybrid motorbike unveiled in Japan

A Japanese vehicle manufacturer unveiled the prototype of a new electric motorbike carrying a hybrid magnetic motor, which can run almost noiselessly up to 180 kilometres (112 miles) on one charge. Tokyo-based Axle Corporation says that the battery of the next-generation electric vehicle motorbike can be charged at home, in the same way as a […]

Japan to promote nuclear energy at G8 summit – 06 Jul 08

Leaders of some of the world’s richest countries are heading to Japan for their annual meeting. This year’s G8 summit will focus on African development issues, skyrocketing fuel prices and the possibility of worldwide economic recession. Japan think part of the solution to the rising cost of fuel, and a way to reduce green house […]

Japanese “space yacht” IKAROS proves photon acceleration works

Japanese “space yacht” IKAROS proves photon acceleration works Japan’s space agency JAXA confirmed on Saturday that its experimental spacecraft IKAROS started to accelerate after unfurling its kite-like solar sail, proving that the new fuel-saving propulsion technique is no science fiction. Read more on Russian Information Agency Novosti