Scientists examining the types of radioactive substances that have spewed from Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant conclude that it's overwhelmingly material that will turn harmless in the next few months.
Emergency workers in Japan scrambled to connect a new power line to the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex Saturday even as officials said the facility's tsunami-shattered equipment may be unable restart critical cooling systems.Plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co.
About 300 workers at the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Japan are trying to prevent the crisis there from becoming something worse. So far, at least 15 of these workers have been injured by explosions.
The first radiation measurements from within a 37-mile radius of the disabled Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant do not reveal any immediate health threat – and perhaps not even any health problems measurable decades from now, if levels stay where they are.This may surprise people who assume that radioa
At the time of this writing, March 18, no new explosions or fires have shaken the reactors at Japan's Fukushima Daichi power station for a couple of days. Yet the situation hasn't really improved, either. The plant's normal cooling systems still are not working. (The Tokyo Electric Power Co.