Radiation Levels in Japan

Radiation Levels in Japan We all know radiation has been a problem in Japan, but to what severity? This visualization shows the radiation levels in…

Hazards of Storing Spent Fuel

Hazards of Storing Spent Fuel Dangerous conditions can occur if water drains from pools storing radioactive fuel rods. View the interactive graphic

Recent series of quakes in Japan

Recent series of quakes in Japan A series of powerful quakes followed by a tsunami hit the eastern Honshu coast in the morning of March…

The Crippled Japanese Nuclear Reactors

The Crippled Japanese Nuclear Reactors Japanese officials were scrambling to avoid meltdowns and radiation at two nuclear reactors damaged after Friday’s earthquakes. View the interactive…

Japan hit by magnitude 8.9 earthquake

Japan hit by magnitude 8.9 earthquake A magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan on Friday, shaking office buildings in Tokyo and…

Earthquake Anatomy

Earthquake Anatomy The magnitude-8.9 offshore quake struck at 2:46 p.m. local time and was the biggest to hit Japan since record-keeping began in the late…

Tsunami in Japan

Tsunami in Japan The energy release of great magnitude in the sea can generate these phenomena of nature have proved destructive. Recent Earthquakes in Haiti,…

Tsunami earthquake in Japan

The largest earthquake in the history of Japan produces a 'tsunami' devastating A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake has beaten the northeast coast of Japan ,…