Tag Archives: World Nuclear News

Daily update from Japan | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Follow-up to the mistaken radioactivity reading, from Tatsujiro Suzuki. He points out why accurate readings are important (see the underlined part, my emphasis): Monday, March 28, 11 a.m. ET, Tokyo Correction Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) released new information late last night that reports it was cesium 134 — not iodine — and it was […]

Fukushima faced 14-metre tsunami

Tokyo Electric Power Company has revised its estimated size of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. This is the third upward revision of tsunami’s scale since it disabled emergency power generators and heat removal pumps at Fukushima Daiichi on 11 March. The loss of these systems left units 1, […]