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.
Miles on his latest his report on a group that's collecting radiation data in Japan.
Five months after the deadly tsunami and Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, Japanese authorities have acknowledged that they misled residents about the radioactive dangers. John Sparks of Independent Television News gets an inside look at the area and reports on…
By Talea Miller
More than 2,500 contract workers, lured by the promise of guaranteed work during an economic downturn, brave dangerously high radiation at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant.
The earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Japanese coast and triggered a nuclear crisis raised major questions surrounding the safety of U.S. nuclear reactors. Gwen Ifill discusses new safety regulations issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with its head, Gregory…
Three months after a massive earthquake and tsunami ravaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power Plant in Japan, a new report puts the amount of radiation released at more than double earlier estimates. Judy Woodruff discusses the report's findings with James…
On March 11, Japan's northeastern shore was struck by a massive earthquake followed by a violent tsunami. Within days a third disaster was unfolding, a crisis at the damaged Fukushima nuclear power facility.
Radiation levels climb in area surrounding Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant.
The nuclear crisis in Japan has renewed interest in the 1986 nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl in Ukraine. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien travels to the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster, which is approaching its 25th anniversary.
Contaminated water has spread beyond a damaged building at the Fukushima nuclear plant.
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