On March 11, 2011 an earthquake and tsunami resulted in multiple meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The surrounding 20 km (12 mile) radius around the plant was evacuated. The Japanese government later urged those living within 30 km (18 miles) to also evacuate. The town of Tomioka (population 16,000) is well within the...
Following our story about how radioisotopes from Fukushima have been detected in Australia, the question needs to be asked, how dangerous is the fallout for other countries? Not very. Consider for a moment the fate of the Fukushima workers. Only 21 workers have been exposed to more than 100 mSv, (learn about millisieverts here) including two...
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