Explaining some of the most common sources of energy coming from both renewable and nonrenewable sources.
This reflective piece meditates upon the tragic implications of the Fukushima nuclear accident that occurred in the aftermath of the 2011 tsunami that struck Japan.
In 1986, a nuclear plant in Chernobyl exploded, spreading harmful radiation and infecting the plants and animals in the area. It is the most famous nuclear disaster in Earth’s history, and twenty-five years later, the area is still contaminated. The explosion in Japan’s Fukushima plant has been determined to be as bad as this famous disaster.
After the radiation leak at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan, we all wonder if the nuclear power plants in other places in the world are safe in the event of a natural disaster such as an earthquake.
Three Mile Island suffered one of the worst nuclear plant accident there ever has been, after Chernobyl. So what exactly happened on Three Mile Island at the nuclear plant?
The current methods of harnessing energy are in many ways outdated and out of control. Nuclear Energy: An Alternative to Human’s Irresponsible Consumption of Fossil Fuels delves into the details behind a promising new resource which has much potential.