First reliable estimates of highly radioactive cesium-rich microparticles released by Fukushima disaster

Aug. 14, 2018 – Scientists have for the first time been able to estimate the amount of radioactive cesium-rich microparticles released by the disaster at the Fukushima power plant in 2011. This work, which will have significant health and environmental implications, is presented at the Goldschmidt geochemistry conference in Boston*. The flooding of the Fukushima […]