By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Eight months after a tsunami caused a nuclear accident in Japan, ordinary people are using new technology and the power of crowdsourcing to find radiation hotspots. NewsHour science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports from Japan.
A synopsis of the day's other top news stories.
Judy Woodruff talks to a former IAEA official about efforts to contain the crisis.
The threat of a nuclear meltdown at the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant continued to escalate Wednesday. Meanwhile, rescuers switched operations from rescue to recovery following the earthquake and tsunami. Alex Thomson, Angus Walker and Sarah Smith of Independent Television…
Japan Strains to Thwart Nuclear Meltdown at Three Reactors…
President Obama this week announced $8.3 billion in federal loan guarantees to help build two new nuclear reactors in Georgia, but environmental groups pushed back against the form of alternative energy they called "inherently dangerous." Gwen Ifill talks to both…
President Bush eased trade restrictions against North Korea Thursday and removed it from a terrorism sponsor list after the country gave Chinese officials a partial accounting of its nuclear activity. Analysts examine this policy shift.
By PBS NewsHour
U.S. experts began the process of disabling North Korea's main nuclear facility on Monday, the State Department said.
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