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Fukushima’s radioactive water may be pumped back into the ocean

October 18th, 2020

Media reports out of Japan suggest that the government is poised to announce a plan to flush the radioactive water used to cool the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant back into the ocean. The water would be treated and diluted before being reintroduced into the ocean. Many have pushed back against this plan, while some …

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Destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant is out of space to store radioactive water

August 9th, 2019

Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant suffered a devastating meltdown back in 2011, and while news about the disaster has died down significantly since then, the actual cleanup and containment efforts have been ongoing ever since. Now, with contaminated water from the plant continuing to pile up, the company handling its storage says it’s just a …

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Now the Russians want to nuke asteroids, too

March 16th, 2018

It was just days ago that a team of scientists from NASA and the National Nuclear Security Administration spoke at length about the potential to use nuclear weapons to diverse an incoming asteroid, and now Russia researchers are singing a very similar tune. In a new paper published in the Journal of Experimental and Theoretical …

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America’s nukes are controlled by dead technology and we’re afraid

May 26th, 2016

It’s 2016 and for some reason, the world’s most powerful nations still have nuclear weapons – you know, just in case they need them. America’s nukes are controlled by computers, no surprise there. On the plus side, these computers are so old that they can’t be hacked by zit-popping teenage hackerss. In fact, the devices used …

Brussels Attack Dirty Bomb

Brussels attackers were looking to make radioactive ‘dirty bomb’

March 28th, 2016

A report that preceded the horrific attacks on Brussels revealed that ISIS terrorists have been working to acquire materials to create so-called dirty bombs with the help of nuclear material. Meanwhile, the investigation into the Belgian explosion exposed more information about those plans. Apparently, the brothers who detonated home-made explosive devices at the airport and a metro station …