First quantitative measure of radiation leaked from Fukushima reactor


Atmospheric chemists at the University of California, San Diego, report the first quantitative measurement of the amount of radiation leaked from the damaged nuclear reactor in Fukushima, Japan, following the devastating earthquake and tsunami earlier…

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Solar flares: What does it take to be X-class?


Related images (click to enlarge) Solar flares are giant explosions on the sun that send energy, light and high speed particles into space. These flares are often associated with solar magnetic storms known as coronal…

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