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# plutonium - Monday 30 August, 2021

North Korea appears to have resumed nuclear reactor operation - UN atomic agency
# Plutonium
# Plutonium

North Korea appears to have resumed nuclear reactor operation - UN atomic agency

Aug 30th 2021, 10:06 AM 12,468 Views 17 Comments

The reactor referred to in a report produces plutonium, one of the two key ingredients used to build nuclear weapons.

# plutonium - Saturday 14 September, 2013

North Korea marches on towards nuclear reactor, despite international fears
# Nukes
# Nukes

North Korea marches on towards nuclear reactor, despite international fears

Sep 14th 2013, 5:00 PM 7,366 Views 65 Comments

Evidence that North Korea has restarted a plutonium reactor is a fresh slap in the face for efforts to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.

# plutonium - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Japan lifts Fukushima evacuation order for 59,000 residents
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Japan lifts Fukushima evacuation order for 59,000 residents

Oct 1st 2011, 6:47 PM 329 Views 8 Comments

Locals have been told they can return – but radioactive elements have been found in soil up to 80km from the plant.

# plutonium - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Japan may drape fabric over stricken reactors
# Japan
# Japan

Japan may drape fabric over stricken reactors

Mar 30th 2011, 8:00 AM 734 Views 0 Comments

Officials consider draping fabric over the country’s damaged nuclear reactors – as seawater outside the damaged Fukushima plant is found to contain 3,335 times the usual amount of radioactive iodine.

# plutonium - Monday 28 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 28th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,921 Views 0 Comments

Our daily wrap-up of what’s going on – including an awesome video of the latest aurora borealis. You’ll want to see this.