Skepchick | A Conversation with My Dad, a Nuclear Engineer, about the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster in Japan

Skepchick | A Conversation with My Dad, a Nuclear Engineer, about the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster in Japan

This NHK special documentary is a summary of the 2 months of collaboration between scientists Shinzo Kimura e Masaharu Okano to mapping the radiation emitted by the Fukushima nuclear power plant 1 (Daiichi). Masaharu Okano is an expert and pioneer in radiation research and Shinzo Kimura specializing in radiation hygiene.  NHK World, YouTube, May 2011 (in English and Japanese with subtitles in English) or mirror site: Nippon-Sekai.

This NHK special documentary is a summary of the 2 months of collaboration between scientists Shinzo Kimura e Masaharu Okano to mapping the radiation emitted by the Fukushima nuclear power plant 1 (Daiichi). Masaharu Okano is an expert and pioneer in radiation research and Shinzo Kimura specializing in radiation hygiene. NHK World, YouTube, May 2011 (in English and Japanese with subtitles in English) or mirror site: Nippon-Sekai.

NPCIL abandons Mithivirdi nuclear power plant plan; will shift to Andhra Pradesh

NPCIL abandons Mithivirdi nuclear power plant plan; will shift to Andhra Pradesh

In this image provided by Japan's national broadcaster NHK, white smoke, center, billows from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima, on Wednesday morning.

Japan suspends work at nuclear plant as radiation surges

In this image provided by Japan's national broadcaster NHK, white smoke, center, billows from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima, on Wednesday morning.

Nuclear Power Plant

Japanese Government Backs Down on Commitment to End Nuclear Power by 2030

Fashion power: Hisui designer Hiroko Itoh voices her antinuclear stance via a dress printed with a map of Japan's nuclear power plants.

Designers still show collections after Japan Fashion Week cancels

Fashion power: Hisui designer Hiroko Itoh voices her antinuclear stance via a dress printed with a map of Japan's nuclear power plants.

The operator of Japan’s tsunami-hit nuclear power plant sounded the alarm on the gravity of the crisis at the site. There are more than 200,000 tons of radioactive water in makeshift tanks vulnerable to leaks, with no reliable way to check on them or anywhere to transfer the water. If the water does get into the ocean, it will surpass even the leaks that occurred in the disaster’s early days. Michio Aoyama, a senior scientist, said, “It’s the ultimate, worst-case scenario.”

Nuclear Operator Raises Alarm on Crisis

The operator of Japan’s tsunami-hit nuclear power plant sounded the alarm on the gravity of the crisis at the site. There are more than 200,000 tons of radioactive water in makeshift tanks vulnerable to leaks, with no reliable way to check on them or anywhere to transfer the water. If the water does get into the ocean, it will surpass even the leaks that occurred in the disaster’s early days. Michio Aoyama, a senior scientist, said, “It’s the ultimate, worst-case scenario.”

“Human life and nature are more precious than the economy.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/08/11/why-a-man-who-helped-make-japans-nuclear-power-plants-is-trying-to-stop-them/

Why a man who helped make Japan’s nuclear power plants is trying to stop them

“Human life and nature are more precious than the economy.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/08/11/why-a-man-who-helped-make-japans-nuclear-power-plants-is-trying-to-stop-them/

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