This week’s topics include (but are not limited to) – numerous Fukushima second anniversary blogs, correcting the rumor that the Vermont Yankee cooling tower was never repaired, a rational look at the comparative risks of energy sources, Uranium miners are healthier than average, and how risk is a natural part of life.
Fukushima: The Second Anniversary – Meredith Angwin says no deaths occurred due to radiation or explosion at the plant, and very few premature deaths from cancer are presumed. However, fear of radiation and a badly-handled evacuation led to hundreds of deaths among old and sick people in the Fukushima area.
Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
Known for identifying cutting edge technologies, he is currently a Co-Founder of a startup and fundraiser for high potential early-stage companies. He is the Head of Research for Allocations for deep technology investments and an Angel Investor at Space Angels.
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