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Japan's environment minister withdraws radiation remarks

Feb 12, 2016

Japan's environment minister withdraws radiation remarks

Environment Minister Tamayo Marukawa on Friday withdrew remarks she reportedly made about the government’s radiation decontamination target following the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Speaking at a news conference, Marukawa said she apologizes from the bottom of her heart to those suffering from the ...

Japan physicists laud detection of gravity waves by U.S. team

Feb 12, 2016

Japan physicists laud detection of gravity waves by U.S. team

A Japanese research team led by Nobel laureate Takaaki Kajita issued a statement Friday congratulating a U.S. group for detecting gravitational waves for the first time. The confirmation of the existence of gravitational waves is a “historic” breakthrough that researchers in the field have ...