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Timeline of Nature‘s coverage of Japan’s earthquake and nuclear disaster

Posted on behalf of Ed Yong.

A magnitude 9 earthquake struck Japan on 11 March 2011, triggering a powerful tsunami and severely damaging the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station. This is the story of the struggle to regain control of the failing station, and to deal with the released radioactivity.

For full coverage of the Fukushima disaster, go to Nature’s news special.


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