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First New Year’s Resolution for 2012 already broken

It’s 1 January 2012 and already New Year’s resolutions are being broken. This year’s first culprit is Japan. After the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear catastrophe at Fukushima, I am sure many people in Japan included “no more earthquakes” in their … Continue reading

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Assessing the risk of nuclear technology

The nuclear industry is keen on coming up with probabilistic risk assessments that show that a serious accident at a nuclear power plant can only happen every 20,000 years or so (admittedly this number is from a somewhat outdated report … Continue reading

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