Chernobyl vs. Fukushima: Which nuclear meltdown was the bigger disaster?

The nuclear meltdowns that rocked the Ukraine in 1986 and Japan in 2011 released radiation. Their impacts were far-reaching and long-lasting. But how do the circumstances of Chernobyl and Fukushima compare to...

US ‘nuclear coffin’ on Runit island in the Pacific could be ‘leaking’ radioactive sludge into the sea

Radioactive waste from Cold War nuclear weapons tests could be leaking into the Pacific Ocean. According to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, a concrete dome that was built on Runit Island in the...

Fukushima: Japan begins removal of nuclear fuel from damaged reactor site

The operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant has begun removing nuclear fuel from a building housing one of the reactors that melted down after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. But more critical...

The Fukushima nuclear plant disaster continues: Treated water still radioactive!

More than 7 ½ years after an earthquake and tsunami destroyed the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, water stored there is still radioactive and can’t be released in the ocean. The treated water at a...

Reviving memories of Fukushima disaster: Hokkaido nuclear plant on backup power after M6.6 earthquake in Japan

A nuclear power station in Hokkaido is relying on emergency backup power after a powerful earthquake knocked out electricity on the northern island Thursday, offering a stark reminder of the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The three-reactor...

Radioactive uranium leaks through floor of Westinghouse nuclear fuel factory in South Carolina

Radioactive uranium has leaked through the floor at the Westinghouse fuel factory on Bluff Road, contaminating the soil in an area of Richland County with a nearly 35-year history of groundwater pollution from the...

Drinkers don’t panic! Radioactive traces of Fukushima found in California wines

Ever since a huge earthquake off the coast of Japan sent a tsunami crashing into a nuclear plant in Fukushima, setting off one of the world’s worst nuclear crises, scientists have been uncovering the...

Radioactive fire in Chernobyl exclusion zone sweeps across the ‘Red Forest’, one of the most contaminated areas in the world today

Yesterday, June 5, 2018, a dry grass fire started in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, which rapidly spread to the 'Red Forest', a 10-square-kilometre (4 sq mi) area surrounding the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and...

Scientists calculate radiation dose in bone from victim of Hiroshima bombing: 9.46 grays (Gy) measured in the Hiroshima jawbone – About half that dose, or 5 Gy, is fatal

Jawbone from Hiroshima victim reveals the terrifying radiation doses citizens were exposed to after the atomic bomb was dropped in 1945. Scientists have calculated how much radiation the people of Hiroshima may have been subjected...

Leak at the Belgian nuclear power plant Doel 1: Difficult to access and water highly radioactive

From the popular category "Here Our Nuclear Power is SAFE", today, Belgian medias report a leak at the Belgian nuclear power plant Doel 1. But no worry... the leak is difficult to access and...

Our crappily stored radioactive waste is probably going to explode

Don't get us wrong here: Nuclear power is a relatively safe, efficient, and remarkably clean alternative to filthy, planet-destroying coal. That is, if we'd finally figure out what to do with all that filthy,...

This new simple method could purge our Oceans from the most dangerous radioactive Cesium-137 released by the Fukushima disaster in sea waters

A new and efficient way to extract 137Cs from sea ​​water was developed by scientists of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) and the Institute of Chemistry of the Far Eastern Branch of the...

Traces Of Nuclear Tests Conducted By Superpowers In The Early 1960s Found In Russian Pine Trees

Scientists from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Novosibirsk found in the annual rings of pines traces of nuclear tests conducted in the early...

Fukushima’s radioactive water grows by 150 tons a day and Japan doesn’t know what to do with it

More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored on...

‘Extremely high’ to ‘high’ nuclear radiation measured near Chelyabinsk

Approximately 10 days after the French Nuclear Safety Institute declared that a cloud of radioactive pollution was most probably released by a problem in a Russian or Kazakhstan plant, the Russian government has published...

This video shows the deadly evolution of nuclear weapons

When mankind first created nuclear weapons, we took every possible precaution to ensure those doomsday devices could never be used by the wrong hands. But not all! Look at the mess we have these...

The Fukushima Disaster site has turned into a strange robot battle

On March 11, 2011, Japan was on the unfortunate receiving end of a domino line of disasters. First there was an earthquake, which caused a tsunami. This in turn caused a still ongoing nuclear...

Cloud of radioactive pollution over Europe due to nuclear accident in Russia or Kazakhstan in September 2017 says French nuclear safety institute

The French nuclear safety institute IRSN suspects that the cloud of radioactive pollution over Europe measured in recent weeks is due to an nuclear accident in a nuclear facility in Russia or Kazakhstan in...

North Korea nuclear tests lead to deformed babies and turn province into wasteland

North Korea nuclear tests are 'leading to deformed babies and turning province into wasteland.' Defectors say 80 per cent of trees die and underground wells have run dry. The North Korea‘s nuclear tests are responsible for...

Next radioactive disaster ahead? AT LEAST 200 people dead after tunnel collapse at nuclear test site in North Korea after latest detonation

AT LEAST 200 people have reportedly been killed at Kim Jong-un’s nuclear test site in North Korea after a tunnel collapsed. The collapse occurred during the construction of a tunnel at the Pukyung nuclear test...

U.S. nuclear regulators underestimating the risk of radioactive material storage fires that could devastate the U.S.A.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is responsible for all “policies and regulations governing nuclear reactor and materials safety. Within the confines of these aging nuclear facilities, there are a total of ninety cooling pools...

Suspicious odor hits 6 workers at Hanford Nuclear Reservation

Six workers at the Hanford nuclear reservation reported an onion-like smell Wednesday afternoon, October 18, 2017, that may have been chemical vapors. The workers were near a changing trailer outside the TX Tank Farm preparing for...

Radioactive plutonium and americium collected at Hanford nuclear reservation

Radioactive plutonium and americium have been found in air samples off public Highway 240, where workers enter the secure area of the Hanford nuclear reservation. The samples were collected on June 8 in an area where...

777,000 tons of Fukushima nuclear waste to be dumped into the sea and only fishermen are worried about it!

The tritium-tainted water stored at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant will be dumped into the sea, a top official at Tokyo Electric says. As of July 6, about 777,000 tons were stored in about...

Did Los Alamos lab mislabel & ship nuclear materials by air?

Am I reading right? Federal regulators are investigating an “absolutely unacceptable” violation of improper handling of nuclear material after the mislabeled cargo was sent on commercial cargo flights to two laboratories in the United States. Last...

Radioactive plutonium particles were airborne at Hanford: Alpha contamination confirmed

Investigators have confirmed Alpha contamination measured in spots at Hanford. That means radioactive plutonium particles were airborne. Contamination has now spread to outside of a demo zone at the Hanford Site in Washington State. Officials at...

Nuclear cataclysm worse than Fukushima could hit US because of ignored risks

The US has underestimated the risks to its nuclear safety as a single nuclear fuel fire could lead to fallout much greater than Fukushima. Researches slammed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for ignoring the potential danger. If...

Authorities at Hanford nuclear waste site are investigating a possible leak after discovering radioactive material on a worker’s clothing

After the collapse of a section of a tunnel on May 9 at the Hanford nuclear waste site. Now officials are investigating a leak at the 'extremely safe' Hanford site.   Fake News many said when I...

Confirmed! High Radiation Released After HANFORD TUNNEL COLLAPSE

These two clips show that there is more going on with the situation than meets the eye. You will hear them CONFIRM there was contamination and HIGH RADIATION release. This comes after finding out that there...

Unknown sheen on Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant sparks investigation in New York

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating an unknown sheen on Lake Ontario, found near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba. A temporary safety zone extending two miles to the north, east and west of...

Highly radioactive material found in groundwater below Indian Point Energy Center in New York

Highly radioactive material has been measured in groundwater below Indian Point Energy Center in New York. But nuclear officials say the public isn't at risk... Of course. The Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan is situated...

Underground fire could reach nuclear waste at Bridgeton Landfill, Missouri

There is currently an inextinguishable underground fire at Bridgeton Landfill that has been burning for five years. And now the flames could reach the nuclear waste and send radioactive smoke over communities near the main...

Animation of the global spread of radioactive isotopes from Fukushima

For those who believe that Fukushima's radiation isn't contaminating oceans across the globe! Watch this animation of the global spread of radioactive isotopes from Fukushima! Video based on March to April 2011 data from CTBTO Preparatory...

Fukushima tap water wins Monde Selection gold award – WTF!

Fukushima tap water has won the second-highest prize in the Monde Selection, one of the most prestigious quality awards in the world, according to the city government. The Fukushima Municipal Government hopes that the Gold...

Fukushima Radioactivity Discovered 100 Miles off Northern California Coast

Scientists have made a pretty unsettling discovery: Fukushima radioactivity is invading US Pacific waters. They have identified cesium-134, traceable only to Fukushima, about 100 miles off the coast of Northern California. Although the radioactive contamination is below levels...

New Cracks Discovered In Hunterston Reactor As EDF’s Plans To Extend The Scottish Power Station’s Life

New cracks have been discovered in the core of the Hunterston reactor (nuclear). They could threaten operator EDF's plans to extend the Scottish power station's life. The new fissures have been found in two of the...

Phanfone vs Fukushima: TEPCO Expects ‘DAMAGE’ To Fukushima Reactors ONE &TWO By Typhoon Phanfone

Phanfone vs Fukushima: TEPCO Expects that Typhoon Phanfone will damage Fukushima Reactors ONE &TWO. The cyclone could indeed creates waves of 26 meters, 10 meters higher than those triggered by the 2011 tsunami. This is really...

Fukushima Radioactive Waste: Over 2 Trillion Becquerels Flowed Into Pacific Ocean in JUST 10 Months

Fukushima radioactive waste is amazingly large! TEPCO officials admit that over 2 trillion becquerels flowed from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific ocean in JUST 10 MONTHS. TEPCO estimates that this water...

Nuclear Tests: This Is How Whopping 35,000 Megawatts Of Power Are Generated In Seven Milliseconds.

Nuclear tests: It is really amazing what's happening when whopping 35,000 megawatts of power are nenerated in seven milliseconds. WOW! During the 10,000th cycle of the Annular Core Research Reactor! With a muffled "pop," a flash...

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: This Shocking Report From Fukushima Will Leave Your Jaw On The Floor

WOW, 39 MONTHS, LATER, I AM SO GLAD YOU MADE THIS, VICE, WOW! GREAT documentary on one of the worst nuclear accident in the history after Tchenobyl by VICE... As usual, these guys are really good! Follow...