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Nuclear experts say U.S. residents safe from Japan radiation

japan_panel410March 17, 2011

BERKELEY —

Radiation from a tsunami-crippled nuclear power plant in Japan does not pose a public safety risk to people outside of the disaster area, UC Berkeley nuclear engineers told an overflow audience of about 100 people at the Institute for East Asian Studies on Wednesday (March 16).

Photo: Jasmina Vujic (center, holding microphone), UC Berkeley professor of nuclear engineering, addresses audience questions at a panel about Japan's nuclear crisis. (Aaron Walburg photo)

 

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Chronological outline of the nuclear accidents in Japan

Mr. Kohta Juraku, the liaison from Univeristy of Tokyo made a chronological summary of the Nuclear accident in Japan. Download it here.

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