Melted Nuclear Fuel Found Below Fukushima by Underwater Robot

Recently, however, the Japanese have built a small underwater robot ... questions about what happened to Reactor #3’s fuel supply in the hours following the earthquake and tsunami that struck the plant on March 11, 2011. Previous attempts to see into ... ( read original story ...)

Matsuya Kanda – 130+ year old soba shop in Tokyo

Matsuya Kanda resides in a traditional Japanese building designed in the Taisho architectural style. A great earthquake destroyed the original building, so a new one was built in 1924 and has survived to this day. The interior is timeless, consisting of ... ( read original story ...)

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 living with spectre of killer quake

But spare a thought for Tokyo 2020 organisers, who face the added risk of a devastating earthquake or tsunami. Japan is already stepping up efforts to reassure top athletes and hundreds of thousands of visitors when they flock to Tokyo for the Games ... ( read original story ...)

5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook the Fukushima Prefecture and northeast Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. Tokyo: An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook the Fukushima Prefecture and northeast ... ( read original story ...)