The cleanup of the destroyed reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility in Japan is hitting some milestones. Recently, the melted-down fuel of the Unit 3 reactor was finally imaged by a hardy remote-controlled robot. The hope is knowing where the fuel is will help the cleanup crew draft a plan to remove the radioactive waste. The […]
Radioactive cesium has been hiding in beach groundwater for years and no one knew.
Our fear of radiation is doing a lot more damage than the radiation itself.
The new device can detect where radioactive fallout rests on the ground surrounding the meltdown site.