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I drove to the Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant today as I wanted to see the protective wall against possible tsunami.
Just after 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami hit the Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant, then Prime Minister Naoto Kan called for suspension of the Hamaoka nuclear reactors because he dreaded another damage as a big earthquake at offshore Hamaoka was assumed to happen within decades at high probability as a result of past research. 182 more words
It must have been a shock. Just hours after the board of the French energy company EDF decided to go ahead with the plan to build a new nuclear reactor in Hinkley Point in Somerset, after a months-long impasse, Britain’s new prime minister Theresa May let it be known that she… 1,429 more words
When the first mass-produced computers hit the stage in the 1950s, nuclear engineers saw the opportunity to use them to help run accident scenarios. 443 more words