Fukushima, Japan Newswire (Page 9)

Fukushima, Japan Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Takashi Murakami's Feature Debut 'Jellyfish Eyes' Acquired By Janus FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE: Janus Films has acquired North American rights to Takashi Murakami 's genre-busting fantasy film Jellyfish Eyes , the contemporary artist's feature directorial debut. The plan is for a July 15 release at New York's IFC Center with Murakami doing a post-screening Q&A, and day-and-date on digital platforms like iTunes and Amazon.


  2. Open thread for night owls: World's largest floating wind turbine unveiled in Fukushima, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Daily Kos

    The world's largest floating wind turbine, the machine has a capacity of 7 megawatts. It was made by Mitsubishi Manufacturing and will be placed 12 miles off Japan by the end of this month. 5 comments

  3. The horror! Blood-sucking eels rain from the sky in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | NewsTarget.com

    ... of the entire West Coast of North America being hit by radioisotopes from the damaged nuclear reactors at Fukushima, Japan." A quote from Ken Balcomb, executive director of the Center For Whale Research in Friday Harbor, Washington, regarding the ...


  4. UPDATE 1-Japan faces dilemma over plutonium stored in FranceRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Reuters

    ... meet with legislators and government officials in Tokyo. With its reactor fleet shut down in the wake of Fukushima, Japan is unable to take fuel made from the plutonium at the moment and could be forced to find other countries to use it. The matter ...


  5. Brasch WordsCHARLIE & the Scandal FactoryRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... reactor, which went online in 1972, shares the same design - with all its flaws - as the doomed reactors in Fukushima, Japan. But Vermont Yankee quietly chugged along for 30 years and few Vermonters questioned its continued operation. All that ...


  6. Chubu Electric pushes Hamaoka reactor toward restart; residents dividedRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Japan Times

    The No. 3 and No. 4 reactors of Chubu Electric Power Co.' s Hamaoka nuclear power plant are seen in Omaezaki, Shizuoka Prefecture.


  7. IAEA Mission reviews Armenia's regulatory framework for nuclear & radiation safetyRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | Groong

    ... notably by finalizing work to identify and act upon lessons from the 2011 nuclear power plant accident in Fukushima, Japan; ANRA should review its regulations for medical exposure control, occupational radiation protection and transport of ...


  8. 3 Asian Nuclear Power Stocks to Buy NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Barron's

    ... different government policies and project pipelines. In this report, we focus on China and Korea as, post Fukushima, Japan has: 1) a seemingly unclear nuclear power policy, 2) some public opposition to restarting nuclear plants, and 3) a limited ...


  9. a The unexpected pleasure of watching robots fall downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | CBS News

    ... rescue operations in emergency situations. Inspired by the aftermath of the nuclear plant disaster in Fukushima, Japan, in 2011, the competition encourages development of machines able to look for and save survivors, move through rubble, put out ...


  10. DARPA Wraps Up Robotics Challenge But Don't Expect C-3PO Any Time SoonRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | Government Executive

    ... DARPA launched the first phase of the challenge in 2013 in response to the 2011 nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan. During that disaster, robots proved largely ineffective at tasks such as manipulating buttons or activating pressure valves, DARPA ...


  11. The Most Epic Robot Fails of the DARPA Robotics ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Discover

    ... prepare their robots for the big time. The DRC was launched back in 2011 following the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan. After that experience, it became clear that dexterous robots could, and should, aid rescue workers in dangerous scenes of ...


  12. Earth now in active seismic cycle: ExpertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Since then, a string of devastating earthquakes has caused much destruction, like in Sumatra in 2005 and Fukushima, Japan, in 2011. "We don't know whether we are at the end of the cycle or not," said Professor Sieh. "My hunch is we will continue to ...


  13. Robots from South Korea, U.S. Win DARPA FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | DefenceTalk News

    ... Kong competed in the outdoor competition. DARPA launched the DRC in response to the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan, in 2011 and the need for help to save lives in the toxic environment there. The DRC's goal was to accelerate progress in ...


  14. Dance festival's 82nd season brings new works, new companies, new venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | HeraldSun.com

    ... said. Also, as part of Eiko's solo journey, photographs William Johnston took of her in radiation-affected Fukushima, Japan, will be exhibited at Reynolds Theater and Pleiades Gallery June 14-July 25 and the Durham Arts Council July 3-July 25. "The ...


  15. South Korean team wins DARPA Robotics ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | UPI

    ... the robot and its operator. DARPA said the challenge was launched in response to the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan, in 2011 and the need for help to save lives in a toxic environment by using robots that could operate in areas too dangerous ...


  16. Robot wins $2 million in disaster challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | CBS News

    A robot from South Korea won the DARPA Robotics Challenge, a competition where robots are required to compete a range of tasks that might prove useful in a disaster zone Named DRC-Hubo, the robot and its Team Kaist walked away with the $2 million prize over the weekend in the DARPA Robotics Challenge. Launched in response to the nuclear plant disaster at Fukushima, Japan, in 2011, the DARPA competition aims to accelerate the development of robots with sufficient dexterity and robustness to enter areas too dangerous for humans.


  17. Robot DRC-Hubo Wins DARPA Robotics ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | IGN

    Team Kaist from Republic of Korea and its robot DRC-Hubo took out first place and US$2 million main prize in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals over the weekend. The competition was created by DARPA after the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan, to advance robotics to better assist humans during disaster scenarios, by navigating and accessing places dangerous to humans.


  18. Korea's humanoid 'Hubo' from KAIST wins top prize at U.S. disaster OlympicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | English Dong-A

    ... of deploying robots in lieu of humans under extreme conditions after the nuclear power plant disaster in Fukushima, Japan. Hubo immaculately completed various tasks, including driving a car on its own, opening a door to a gymnasium, turning a ...


  19. Five utilities still booking costs for retired reactorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The Japan Times

    Five of the nation's major power utilities are still factoring in expenditures for reactors due to be decommissioned when calculating their prices, and delaying the return of savings to customers, Jiji Press has found. Thus, the electricity bills issued by Tokyo Electric Power Co.


  20. Nuclear plants gear up with FLEX to prevent disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... of the U.S. nuclear industry's response to the natural disaster that crippled a power plant near Fukushima, Japan, four years ago. Hit by a tsunami following a devastating earthquake, three of the plant's nuclear reactors partially melted down, ...