The incident is being called the worst nuclear accident since the 1986 disaster at click ahead to see 11 other history-making nuclear disasters.
As the situation at the fukushima plant in japan continues to deteriorate, here are details of 10 of the worst ever nuclear disasters. As experts scramble to stem the mounting crisis in japan, we take a look at four of the most devastating nuclear accidents to date.
Japanese officials are still trying to understand all the factors that contributed to the meltdowns at the fukushima dai-ichi nuclear power plant. Serious accidents at nuclear power plants have been uncommon—but their stories teach us the importance of nuclear safety.
A nuclear and radiation accident is defined by the international atomic energy agency (iaea) this was the first such nuclear weapon loss in history.
A flashback of nuclear disasters in history as experts scramble to stem the mounting crisis in fukushima daiichi fukushima, japan, march 2011 the earthquake. The worst nuclear accident in history, the 1986 chernobyl disaster in ukraine — then part of the soviet union — will leave measurable.