Quantcast

Latest Chernobyl disaster Stories

Image 1 - Researchers Assess Radioactivity Released From The Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Facility
2011-12-07 09:09:22

With news this week of additional radioactive leaks from Fukushima nuclear power plants, the impact on the ocean of releases of radioactivity from the plants remains unclear.

2011-09-20 13:37:37

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists today published Japanese translations of articles from its new special issue on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station disaster.

2011-09-20 11:13:09

When the Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on March 11, 2011, the world witnessed the largest nuclear incident since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.

2011-09-12 11:26:57

The amount of radiation released during the Fukushima nuclear disaster was so great that the level of atmospheric radioactive aerosols in Washington state was 10,000 to 100,000 times greater than normal levels in the week following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that triggered the disaster.

2011-06-07 19:12:59

The decision of the German government to phase out nuclear power by 2022 has reopened an energy debate that has far wider implications than Germany or Japan, which is still coming to terms with events at the damaged Fukushima plant.

9ece4b40619ffdbe0db17ccc3af74fe0
2011-05-27 11:27:59

New study challenges belief that exposure to nuclear radiation has no or negligible genetic effects in humans.

2011-05-24 18:43:48

A novel way to immobilise radioactive forms of iodine using a microwave, has been discovered by an expert at the University of Sheffield.

3435c45502d16027d42a954254eb75b3
2011-05-20 12:50:41

National Science Foundation awards rapid-response grants to establish ocean radionuclide levels from Fukushima.

37c2934a744e4cfa5f4df2e599ad0c34
2011-05-18 12:45:00

Japanese health officials said on Tuesday the potential health consequences of the nuclear crisis at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant are not equal to those caused by the disaster at Chernobyl.

68b7e74e9585717f69f2c900d7fc8df41
2011-04-27 08:14:40

On April 26, 1986, history's greatest nuclear accident took place northwest of the Ukrainian city of Chernobyl.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
Related