Nuclear and Rumour: 2 powerful forces

Over 4 years after the Fukushima disaster, Japan is once again producing nuclear power. Amidst strong public uncertainty about the technology, Japan has given the go-ahead to Kyushu Electric Power to restart the plant at Sendai, despite the somewhat inevitable controversy this might spark. On 11th March 2011, after a massive magnitude 9.0 earthquake just […]

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So, after a very busy year in both my life and the scientific world, the Pluto’s science blog is back. After a year-long hiatus, during which many remarkable events (for better or worse) occurred, I figured that we were about due a catch-up. So buckle in for a quick tour of the year; a year […]

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