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China: Cutting Edge EMP Weapons

China: Cutting Edge EMP Weapons

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) are developing state of the art cutting-edge EMP weapons (electromagnetic pulse) to ensure supremacy in that area, reported by 'Focus Taiwan News Channel'. The China Times also reveals that China's Ministry of National Defense is...

Secret NILU Radiation Charts, North America

Secret NILU Radiation Charts, North America

NILU, Norwegian Institute for Air Research, had been providing regular updated maps using their unique methodology to forecast various types of radiation emitting from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan as it enters the atmosphere and travels around...

Solar Event Risk to Power Grid

Solar Event Risk to Power Grid

The electrical power grid has only existed for a sliver of time in human history. A solar SuperStorm of the size and duration of the 1859 Carrington Event has not happened in that time, and there is a general assumption that something of this magnitude (or worse) will...

Fukushima Japan, Meltdown Update

Fukushima Japan, Meltdown Update

Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Associate Inc., has provided several video-opinion updates regarding the Fukushima-Japan nuclear power plant disaster. Given his credentials (listed below), his practical and straight-forward demeanor, I find it beneficial to hear what he...

Plutonium and Nuclear Meltdown, Japan

Plutonium and Nuclear Meltdown, Japan

Japan Nuclear Meltdown, Uranium - Plutonium, MOX fuel There has now been wide reporting of the fact that there is plutonium in the fuel rod mix at Fukushima's Reactor No. 3, which uses MOX fuel, or, mixed oxide fuel. Recent tests around the Fukushima facility has...

Radiation, Japan, and the Inverse-Square Law

Radiation, Japan, and the Inverse-Square Law

When considering the potential for radiation spreading out from the severely damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, it is very important to understand the 'inverse-square law', which helps to put in context the potential intensity of radioactive Fallout as it...

U.S. Nuclear Power Plants, safe distance?

U.S. Nuclear Power Plants, safe distance?

FULL SIZE map of U.S. Nuclear Power Reactor Locations   ------------------------------- Note: Potassium iodide tablets - a thyroid blocking medicine used in a nuclear emergency. Potassium Iodide Tablets, 130 mg (14 Tablets) -------------------------------  ...

Geiger Counter Readings – How Bad is Bad?

Geiger Counter Readings – How Bad is Bad?

The following information may help you understand Geiger Counter Readings, the units of measurement for Geiger Counters (nuclear radiation detectors). Radiation Units of Measurement 1 rad = 0.01 gray (Gy)1 gray (Gy) = 100 rad 1 rem = 0.01 sievert (Sv)1 sievert (Sv) =...

Jet-Stream Animation, Japan to USA, Fallout?

Jet-Stream Animation, Japan to USA, Fallout?

Jet-Stream animation forecast Given the concern by some regarding the possibility of some radioactive Fallout contamination making its way from Japan across the Pacific Ocean, 4,500 miles to California and the west coast of the United States (and beyond), here is the...

Fukushima Reactor No.2, THE most Vulnerable Design

Fukushima Reactor No.2, THE most Vulnerable Design

The nuclear power reactor of Unit No. 2 at the Fukushima I (Daiichi) power plant, is a General Electric Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) completed during 1974. The containment designs are referred to by the names Mark I (oldest), Mark II, and Mark III (newest). The No. 2...

Cyber Terrorism – Nuclear Power Plants – Grid

Cyber Terrorism – Nuclear Power Plants – Grid

Permalink The recent discovery of the "Stuxnet" computer worm cyber-weapon, apparently designed and used to infect Iran's nuclear development control systems, presents a very powerful and dangerous new threat to our current way of life. Stuxnet, first discovered...

Blackout… Are You Ready?

Blackout… Are You Ready?

The electricity goes out - no electrical power - a power outage - blackout. Our survival will depend upon the preparations and supplies that we have already made and stored at the time of the blackout. Think about the scenarios and imagine life without electricity....

Will Kim Jong il Respond With Nuke?

Will Kim Jong il Respond With Nuke?

Permalink The Korean peninsula tensions have escalated to the point where North Korea has said it would counter the U.S. and South Korean joint military exercises beginning this weekend with "nuclear deterrence"   according to Bloomberg News. North Korea will...