In memoriam: Those we lost in 2013

Dec 28, 2013

In memoriam: Those we lost in 2013

by Jun Hongo

2013 saw the loss of a number of personalities who stood at the top of their respective fields. As the year quietly draws to a close, we reflect on those we lost, their contribution to the world and their ongoing legacy.

Man who battled Japan nuke disaster passes away

Jul 9, 2013

Man who battled Japan nuke disaster passes away

Masao Yoshida, the former chief of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant who stayed at his post to try to tame the three runaway reactors after the 2011 quake and tsunami, died Tuesday of esophagus cancer. He was 58. Yoshida was at the power ...