Albert Einstein is known to have written to his friend Linus Pauling, "I made one great mistake in my life — when I signed the letter to President Roosevelt recommending that atom bombs be made." As a result of Einstein's letter, the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)was established in secret, and this is where Robert Oppenheimer and others in the Manhattan Project … [Read more...] about 70 Years After Hiroshima-Nagasaki: Los Alamos Hunger Striker and Call for End to Nuclear Weapons Research
The Japan Times has always been a mixed bag: They have had decent coverage of a number of domestic issues, going back to the days of the Zai-Nichi anti fingerprinting movement and Mad Cow disease. On the the other hand, they have had several regular columnists (Brad Glosserman and Ralph Cossa) with connections to CSIS, a CIA affiliated organization that pushes … [Read more...] about Japan Times surprises with decent Fukushima coverage
This story is from http://ex-skf.blogspot.com/2011/09/radiation-in-japan-tsukuba-citys-idea.htmlShorts, short-sleeve T-shirts, no masks, sneakers, with small kids. (In other words, all the things you should never do.)As "decontamination" is set to become a new bubble for Fukushima Prefecture if not for entire Japan, the national government strongly encourage citizen … [Read more...] about Tsukuba city recruits kids for decontamination work, then hides the photo
Radiation Effects on Health: Protect the Children of Fukushima Kodama Tatsuhiko Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo Head, Radioisotope Center, the University of Tokyo originally published at JAPAN FOCUS Translation by Kyoko Selden Talk at the July 27, 2011 meeting of the Committee on Welfare and Labor of the House of … [Read more...] about Radiation Effects on Health:
http://www.radiationdefense.jp/en/investigationAs our first work of our Nationwide Soil Testing Project, we tested soil samples from 150 areas in the Tokyo metropolitan area. This project is the first unified investigation on the diffusion of radioactive particles in the metropolitan area including Tokyo, Chiba, Saitama, Kanagawa, and Ibaraki prefectures, whereas the … [Read more...] about Our Nationwide Soil Testing Project has begun!