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Volcanic gas carrying sulfur dioxide released from Mount Sakurajima in Kagoshima Prefecture is partly responsible for spikes in the level of the air pollutant PM2.5 in the Kanto and Tokai regions, according to the government's Meteorological Research
The Nuclear Regulation Authority , which observed the first anniversary of its creation on Sept. 19, faces two diametrically opposed criticisms. Proponents of nuclear power generation criticize the NRA as the root cause of the delay in the government'
Tamara Dean In the early afternoons in the yard of his 1.5-hectare home David Helfgott, bald, bespectacled and slightly stooped, as though ever ready to lean over a piano, likes to talk quietly and constantly to the horses in the paddock next door.
Futuristic solar cars launch from Darwin for World Solar Challenge Updated October 06, 2013 07:15:18 Years of engineering and hundreds of thousands of dollars in technology will be put to the test today, as 40 solar cars hit the highway in a 3,000km
Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) resumed experimental runs Thursday of its magnetically levitated trains after completing a two-year project to extend its test line. JR Tokai plans to launch a maglev train service between Tokyo and Nagoya in 2027,
The Japan Atomic Energy Agency will be streamlined and possibly renamed in light of the flawed inspections last year at its troubled Monju fast-breeder reactor in Fukui Prefecture, the science and technology ministry has decided. Monju, and to the
Imagine an electric guitar and chances are, you're picturing a strat. While there are a few other archetypal electric guitar models, there is perhaps none as revered nor as copied as the strat. Enter the Tokai AST-33, one of the newest in a long line
Monju in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, which has been inoperative for most of the past 19 years...Tokai shows that officials and researchers were not prepared at all for the possibility of a radiation accident. On May 23, an experiment was taking place
The Nuclear Regulation Authority will officially prohibit the Monju prototype fast-breeder reactor from resuming operations, dashing the operator's hopes of restarting the facility by the end of next March. The harsh measure is a setback for the
The release of radioactive material from a Japan Atomic Energy Agency facility in Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture last week suggests scientists still lack a sense of crisis and urgency about radiation dangers despite the 2011 Fukushima disaster. Thursday's