Fukushima's Radioactive Puddles Are More Serious Than Anticipated

Japan's nuclear agency wants to raise the severity level of the new radioactive water leak at the Fukushima because the problem is more serious than initially expected. » 8/21/13 7:15am 8/21/13 7:15am

The Massive Chaos-Causing Solar Flares Are Just Getting Started

This week the sun shot off a massive class X solar flare. Its effects on radio broadcasts, electronics, and power are still being felt today, and this is only the beginning. » 2/17/11 2:00pm 2/17/11 2:00pm

NASA tables plan to expose monkeys to gamma radiation

Protests from animal rights activists have put a moratorium on NASA plans to expose 27 squirrel monkeys to gamma-ray radiation. Researchers hoped to simulate the effects of space radiation on humans, but protesters claim the experiment's cruel and unnecessary. » 12/14/10 2:03pm 12/14/10 2:03pm