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chernobyl

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Machines clear rubble as Japan ranks crisis with Chernobyl

A month after the historic quake in Japan, robots and remote-controlled vehicles are getting to work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

By 12 April 2011

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Tech Time Machine: 26 April

On this day in 1986, the world's worst nuclear accident spewed forth from the number four reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine.

By 26 April 2012

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Today in Tech History: April 26, 2008

Chernobyl, space crashes, and plane crashes. It's a terrible day in tech history.

By 24 April 2008

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Tech Time Machine: 28 March

Today marks the anniversary of the Three Mile Island nuclear incident in Pennsylvania, USA.

By 28 March 2012

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Dismantling Fukushima reactors will take decades

Japanese expect it will take decades before the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant can be fully dismantled, according to a draft report. A temporary cover may limit some radiation leakage.

By 12 July 2011

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What does 'safe' mean in a nuclear disaster? (Q&A)

A nuclear expert with Physicians for Social Responsibility says there is no "safe" level of radiation. But for now, he advises caution, not panic.

By 16 April 2011

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Get BioShock (PC) and other games for $5 each

No shipping, no sales tax, just five-dollar digital downloads to your PC. The offer ends Sept. 21, so now's the time to stock up on first-person shooters and strategy classics.

By 15 September 2009

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How the nuclear age burst onto the world from a squash court

On Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman traveled to the Argonne National Lab to find out the history of the world's first nuclear reaction, Chicago Pile-1.

By 3 July 2013

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A month after quake, Tokyo is a city of shadows

Continuing aftershocks, darkened shopfronts, and the radiation threat make life in the metropolis a dizzying experience.

By 14 April 2011

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Emergency Bra: Unsnap, separate cups, inhale...

The bra--an invention worthy of an Ig Nobel Prize in 2009--is now commercially available in a sexy, life-saving, Red Cross shade of red.

By 23 September 2010