Today, meteorologists and weather aficionados are gathering at the Furnace Creek Visitor Center in Death Valley to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the world record high temperature. “On July 10, 1913, a temperature of 134 degrees Fahrenheit was recorded here, which stands as the hottest air temperature ever recorded on a properly sited and maintained [...]
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/cold-dis-comfort-antarctica-set-record-1358 That’s so cold scientists say it hurts to breathe. A new look at NASA satellite data revealed that Earth set a new record for coldest temperature recorded. It happened in August 2010 when it hit -135.8 degrees. Then on July 31 of this year, it came close again: -135.3 degrees. The old record had [...]
A leaching tank has failed at the Ranger uranium mine in Australia, releasing a large volume of acidic slurry mixture. However, owner Energy Resources of Australia reported that the spill has been contained within the mine's processing area.
French nuclear company Areva has signed a series of agreements with Chinese companies during a state visit to China by French prime minister Jean-Marc Ayrault marking the 30th anniversary of nuclear cooperation between the countries.
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