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The Japan Times: Toshiba demonstrates remote-controlled spent nuclear fuel removal device

Toshiba Corp. showed a device that will be used to pull fuel rod assemblies from the spent fuel pool inside reactor 3 building at the Fukushima No. 1 plant.  

Jim Smith: Is the future nuclear?

Hosted by the institute of physics, this lecture with professor Jim Smith on the future of nuclear energy. Smith is an environmental physicist from Portsmouth University and he is an expert in the Chernobyl accident’s causes and consequences. The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific society. They are a charitable organisation with a worldwide …

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Frontline: Inside Japan’s Nuclear Meltdown

PBS Frontline presents an unprecedented account of the crisis inside the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex. The episode can be viewed below in four parts. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster was a series of equipment failures, nuclear meltdowns, and releases of radioactive materials at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant, following the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami on 11 March 2011. Watch Inside Japan’s Nuclear Meltdown …

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