Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Archive
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15 March 2011, 04:10 PM ET
The technology exists to safeguard nuclear power plants from quakes and tsunamis.
15 March 2011, 11:03 AM ET
Public opinion may be swayed by the outcome of the Japanese disaster.
14 March 2011, 06:50 PM ET
Japan survived disaster. Now it has the technology to do better.
14 March 2011, 05:42 PM ET
Here's a look under the hood of a nuclear reactor, and what can go wrong.
14 March 2011, 01:37 PM ET
A partial meltdown has occurred at three nuclear reactors in the Fukushima power plant in Japan, due to a failure of the cooling system.
14 March 2011, 01:11 PM ET
The company approaches earthquake detection differently.
14 March 2011, 01:05 PM ET
A partial meltdown has occurred at three nuclear reactors in the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Here's how.
14 March 2011, 12:10 PM ET
NASA scientist Jim Garvin explains the significance of the 'supermoon' coming on March 19.
13 March 2011, 10:47 AM ET
It not only shortened the length of Earth's day, but also shifted how the planet's mass is distributed.
12 March 2011, 11:48 PM ET
Layout of a nuclear reactor and where the radioactive materials are located.
12 March 2011, 11:48 PM ET
Layout of a nuclear reactor and where the radioactive materials are located.
12 March 2011, 11:48 PM ET
Layout of a nuclear reactor and where the radioactive materials are located.
12 March 2011, 11:36 PM ET
On the verge of a nuclear meltdown, Japan prepares to distribute iodine pills to reduce the dangers of radiation exposure.
12 March 2011, 02:17 PM ET
Even so, nuclear physicists are cautious about what's to come.
12 March 2011, 10:36 AM ET
Here's a look at the natural disaster in Japan.
12 March 2011, 10:04 AM ET
The Fukushima plant is releasing harmful radiation into the surrounding area.
12 March 2011, 08:43 AM ET
Number, magnitude, of aftershocks not uncommon, scientists said.
11 March 2011, 06:56 PM ET
A new model has vastly improved predictions, but work remains.
11 March 2011, 04:17 PM ET
Here's a look at the science basics of Japan's earthquake and tsunamis.
11 March 2011, 04:05 PM ET
Data will help researchers understand the quake and its effects.
11 March 2011, 03:03 PM ET
Current systems are good, but are they fast enough?
11 March 2011, 11:15 AM ET
A devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake rocked the east coast of Honshu, Japan, early Friday morning, triggering a 30-foot-high tsunami that has caused the U.S. National Weather Service to issue a warning for at least 50 countries.
11 March 2011, 09:44 AM ET
Large foreshocks came before, big aftershocks expected.
11 March 2011, 08:34 AM ET
A sampling of the biggest, most destructive and deadliest tsunamis on record.
11 March 2011, 04:54 AM ET
Tsunami warnings are in effect across the region, including all Hawaiian islands.
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