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nuclear power in chinese mainland

May 3, 2014

nuclear power in chinese mainland

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Nuclear Weapons 101

November 2, 2013

Talk about a scary subject. Since the invention of nuclear weapons, people worldwide have been fearful of their tremendous destructive power, so much that it has caused terrible wars and unrest in certain parts of the world. However, not many average citizens know much about nuclear weapons. Here are some key facts about nukes. It […]

Radiation Dosage Chart

Radiation Dosage Chart

May 20, 2013

I just came back from holiday to an inbox full of requests to render up a Radiation Dosage chart. Personally, I think XKCD has done a great job already. But I am here to serve. Hopefully our chart will also help counter some of the confusion circulating about radiation and peril. — David McCandless Source

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Nuclear vs Renewable Energy

March 2, 2013

Referencing us and our sister site Planetsave, here’s a good graphic on nuclear power and how it compares to power from renewable resources. There are a few things I would have worded a little differently or put more or less emphasis on, but overall I think they did a good job, so kudos to them! […]

What Is a Nuclear Meltdown?

What Is a Nuclear Meltdown?

November 18, 2012

Given the dramatic developments in Japan and its Fukushima nuclear power plant, this fantastic infographic over at Life’s Little Mysteries that explains the stages of a nuclear meltdown. Source

Nuclear Power in the US

Nuclear Power in the US

October 28, 2012

Nuclear power stations on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. Source

6 Interstellar Targets

6 Interstellar Targets

October 24, 2012

Destinations with 5 different propulsion technologies Source

Where Is America

Where Is America’s Fukushima

October 14, 2012

Since the disaster at Fukushima, there’s been a lot of speculating about U.S. nuclear sites at risk for a major earthquake. Here, we take a look at which might fall victim to a tsunami scenario like Japan experienced. Source

Infographic | Emergency Response and Planning News

Infographic | Emergency Response and Planning News

September 30, 2012

Japan is prone to earthquakes but there is another problem that the country has been facing due to this natural calamity which is nuclear explosions at the nuclear plants. These blowups are caused by the earthquakes because they cause disturbance in the nuclear plants. Source

Where the waste goes from a nuclear reactor

Where the waste goes from a nuclear reactor

August 19, 2012

Decommissioning a nuclear reactor creates many types of waste. This shows the classes of waste and how to dispose of them Source

Accidents in Japanese Nuclear Facilities

Accidents in Japanese Nuclear Facilities

August 19, 2012

Here is an infographic about the accidents that occurred at the Japanese nuclear power plants after the April 7 and March 11, 2011 earthquakes. Source

Fukushima Daiichi

Fukushima Daiichi

August 7, 2012

I made this infographic during the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi to answer lingering questions that kept coming up in conversations with friends. Source