Tag: Radiation

Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Meltdown

Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Meltdown

The impact of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown tested national radiation safety again after Chernobyl.

30 Years Post Nuclear Meltdown

30 Years Post Nuclear Meltdown

Pressure increasing, emergency sirens ringing, water in the cooling tanks superheating. 9:27:40 AM UTC April 26, 1986: a planned safety test was conducted to assess the cooling circulation system in case of a power outage. Under normal operations, the reactors would emit a tremendous amount…