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Background | 27 June, 2006 at 10:14

All commercial nuclear reactors of the present generation are based on designs originally developed for military plutonium production or for the propulsion of nuclear submarines or other navy vessels. Although there are different ways of...

Fukushima: we must not forget!

Blog entry by Dr. Rianne Teule | 11 March, 2014 9 comments

“Forgetting Fukushima makes it more likely that such a nuclear disaster could happen elsewhere,” said Mrs Tatsuko Okawara, one of the hundreds of thousands of victims of the Fukushima accident that began on 11 March 2011. Though...

Nuclear News: Japanese fast breeder nuclear reactor malfunctions and worse are...

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | 2 May, 2010

Originally p osted by Justin on April 30, 2010 5:32 PM. Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Coolant system mishap at Japan's long-stalled Monju fast breeder are "inevitable" in such reactors ‘NEW YORK - The...

The sarcophagus around the Chernobyl reactor

Image | 1 December, 1995 at 1:00

The sarcophagus around the Chernobyl reactor.

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