Signs of the Times

Japan Considers Chernobyl Solution at Fukushima

The Fukushima nuclear power plant that began a meltdown after last month’s earthquake has not been stabilized and officials have ordered the world’s largest concrete pump be brought as a type of “Chernobyl solution” to the problem in Japan. The concrete pump is currently located in the United States in Georgia but is being moved to Japan because of the emergency situation there.  More …

How bad is it? Depends on which nuclear expert you ask

Experts disagreed Tuesday over just how bad things have gotten at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeastern Japan, but all of them agreed that things could get worse. More …

Japan nuclear crisis: Fukushima 50 ‘expect to die’

The so-called Fukushima 50, the group of around 300 technicians, soldiers and firemen who work in shifts of 50, have been exposed repeatedly to dangerously high radioactive levels as they attempt to avert a nuclear disaster.  The mother of one of the men has admitted that the group have discussed their situation and have accepted that death is a strong possibility. “My son and his colleagues have discussed it at length and they have committed themselves to die if necessary in the long-term.”  More …

How the Japanese Tsunami Unfolded

Graphic video footage of how the Japanese Tsunami disaster unfolded.

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