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Fukushima Could Still Armageddon The World

Fukushima Could Still Armageddon The World

The world has become largely desensitized to what has happened and what is still happening in the wake of the nuclear disaster at the Daiichi nuclear plant in Fukushima Japan more than a year ago. Arnie Gunderson of Fairewinds Associates, with more than 40 years...

Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Update

Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Update

What is going on in Fukushima Japan?  It has been 8 months since the massive magnitude 9 earthquake, the tsunami, and resulting nuclear disaster / meltdown, and we do not hear ANYTHING from the news media anymore. How about an update once in a while? I did my own bit...

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...

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...

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...