UK, Japan scientists study radioactive Fukushima particles

A radioactive particle collected from the Fukushima fallout zone is prepared for analysis by Silvia Cipiccia, beamline scientist, at Diamond Light Source, Britain's national synchrotron, or cyclic particle accelerator, in Didcot, near Oxford, Britain November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Matthew Stock/Files

OXFORD, England (Reuters) – Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan, radioactive particles collected from the site are undergoing new forensic investigation in Britain in an effort to understand the exact sequence of events. A 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck on March 11, 2011, off the Japanese coast, triggering a tsunami that killed some […]

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