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New highly ra­dio­act­ive particles found in Fukushima via Science News University of Helsinki

The 10 year anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident occurs in March. Work just published in the Journal ‘Science of the Total Environment’ documents new, large (> 300 micrometers), highly radioactive particles that were released from one of the … Continue reading

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Risk of hydrogen explosion from leaking containers at Fukushima plant via The Asahi Shimbun

Inspections of containers holding contaminated water at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant found that at least 10 percent have leaks, which could trigger a hydrogen explosion. Tokyo Electric Power Co., the plant’s operator, reported its findings at a … Continue reading

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