Thursday, November 28, 2013

Sealing off a radioactive sarcophagus   


Nick Meo, writing for BBC News Magazine: Massive and glittering in the weak winter sunshine, a half-built arch looms over Chernobyl’s decaying industrial landscape of cooling towers and power lines. One of the biggest engineering projects in history, it has … Continue reading →

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Steam Detected at Damaged Fukushima Reactor   


Hiroko Tabuchi writing for the New York Times: The incident has brought the Fukushima plant’s vulnerable state into sharp relief, more than two years after its reactors suffered multiple meltdowns when its cooling systems were overwhelmed by a powerful earthquake … Continue reading →