Daily Archives: 2012/12/06

70 years after first atomic reaction, anti-nuclear movement presses on via Midwest Energy News

CHICAGO — At 3:25 p.m. on Dec. 2, 1942, physicist Enrico Fermi oversaw the first controlled self-sustaining atomic chain reaction on a squash court below the University of Chicago’s Stagg Field. Exactly 70 years later, on an unseasonably warm Sunday … Continue reading

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Japan Scientists Took Utility Money via AP

(TOKYO) — Influential Japanese scientists who help set national radiation exposure limits have for years had trips paid for by the country’s nuclear plant operators to attend overseas meetings of the world’s top academic group on radiation safety. The potential … Continue reading

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A people’s truth via Aeon

The vast Hanford nuclear site was supposedly safe for its neighbours. Now they are fighting the experts for their story to be told Kate Brown 03 December 2012 Tom Bailie grew up on a dryland farm in Mesa, Washington, just … Continue reading

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