The Wise Elves Say Cernavoda Earthquake Proof

Looks like I wasn’t the only one wondering just how safe Cernavoda is – and how well it is built to withstand an earthquake. From Mediafax: Centrala nucleară de la Cernavodă a fost proiectată să reziste la cutremure cu magnitudinea de opt grade pe scara Richter, iar seismele care se pot produce în România pot avea o intensitate maximă în intervalul de 7-7,5 grade, se … Continue reading The Wise Elves Say Cernavoda Earthquake Proof

Japanese Nuclear Nightmare Could Be Our Own

For all of us living here in Romania, I suppose it is rather good news that we’re nowhere near being downwind of any radioactivity (Rom) from Japan’s crumbling nuclear reactors. For people living in Japan, however, it looks like there might be some serious trouble. For the best round-up of information on this topic (in English), I recommend this link. Why am I mentioning all … Continue reading Japanese Nuclear Nightmare Could Be Our Own