Fukushima

08.10.15
Japan to restart nuclear power tomorrow after energy prices soar
08.10.15

Japan to restart nuclear power tomorrow after energy prices soar

Japan's about to turn on the nuclear-powered lights again

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07.02.15
​Fukushima nuclear reactor will get mapped with subatomic particles
07.02.15

​Fukushima nuclear reactor will get mapped with subatomic particles

Scientists from Los Alamos National Lab have discovered how to look through and map just about any...

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05.27.14
Japan is building a huge 'ice wall' to block Fukushima's fallout water
05.27.14

Japan is building a huge 'ice wall' to block Fukushima's fallout water

No one can blame Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) for the earthquake and tsunami that wrecked its...

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08.17.13
Alt-week 8.17.13: Fukushima's permafrost plan, the rodent afterlife and quantum teleportation
08.17.13

Alt-week 8.17.13: Fukushima's permafrost plan, the rodent afterlife and quantum teleportation

Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days....

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03.27.13
Google Street View lets former Fukushima residents see the town they left
03.27.13

Google Street View lets former Fukushima residents see the town they left

It's been more than two years since the tragic Eastern Japan tsunami and resulting Fukushima Prefe...

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11.22.12
Toshiba tests robotic quadruped for nuclear plant inspection, hopes to help clean up Fukushima
11.22.12

Toshiba tests robotic quadruped for nuclear plant inspection, hopes to help clean up Fukushima

The cleanup efforts at Fukushima's nuclear facility are been peppered with robotics: packbots, a r...

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03.16.12
Bunnie Huang builds open-source geiger counter to help Japanese civilians
03.16.12

Bunnie Huang builds open-source geiger counter to help Japanese civilians

Chumby co-creator Andrew "Bunnie" Huang was so moved by the Japanese Earthquake and Fukushima melt...

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