Source: ABC News
by: LEE FERRAN and DRAGANA JOVANOVIC
Chain Bridge and Houses of Parliament in Budapest, Hungary, are seen in this elevated view. (Getty Images)
Nuclear officials said today they believe they have traced the source of a massive, but harmless, radiation plume that has spread across the atmosphere in Europe to an institute in Hungary, but the head of the institute disagrees.
The Hungary Atomic Energy Authority said the Budapest-based Institute of
Isotopes was "most probably" the source of the continued leak of trace
amounts of Iodine-131 into the atmosphere, according to a statement by the International Atomic Energy Institute. Last week the IAEA first announced
they received reports of trace iodine-131 detections from countries
"across Europe," but had no idea from where the radiation was leaking.
Source: The Japan Times
Date: Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 JST
The number of births between April and June
slumped 25 percent in Fukushima Prefecture and also declined
significantly in Tokyo, Chiba and Kanagawa prefectures, but the tally
rose in northern and western Japan, a recent survey showed.
Date: Wednesday, 16 November 2011 23:25
by: John Daly
As the drums for direct military intervention to derail Iran’s purported
covert military nuclear weapons program beat louder in both Jerusalem
and Washington, an overlooked issue is the possibility of international
“collateral damage,” to use the Pentagon’s favourite euphemism for
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