Japan to Replace Fukushima Nuclear Plant with Largest Wind Farm

I think it’s definitely a good idea to try to replace some of the world’s nuclear power plants with clean and sustainable sources of energy. After the disaster at the Fukishima power plant, Japan has unveiled a plan to decrease its reliance on nuclear energy and move towards greater use of wind power.

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Leaks and Contaminated Sediments Keep Radiation Near Fukushima High

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Researchers presented their findings at the Fukushima Symposium conference on the 12th and 13th of November at the University of Tokyo on the radioactivity that is persisting in the ocean waters close to Japan’s failed nuclear power plant at Fukushima Daiichi.

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Fukushima Disaster Caused Butterflies to Mutate

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The Fukushima disaster seems to have caused three generations of butterflies near the nuclear plant to mutate. This has raised fears that it could affect other species as well. 12% of pale grass blue butterflies (Pseudozizeeria maha) were exposed to the nuclear fallout as larvae after the tsunami-sparked disaster.

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iPhone Geiger Counter Module Offers Portable Radiation Detection

This hack allows for people concerned about radiation to use a Geiger counter with their iPhones. It could come in handy, especially if there are more disasters like Fukushima.

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Helios IX: Japan’s Radiation-Proof Robots to the Rescue!

It’s been confirmed that there was a nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, Japan. That’s why I think that the Helios IX, which was developed by the Tokyo Institute of Technology, will certainly be able to help out its human friends, since it won’t get sick or die from radiation poisoning.

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Why the Fukushima Reactors Will Never Be Like Chernobyl

Here is an in-depth article from a nuclear scientist on why the Fukushima reactors will never fail like the ones at Chernobyl.