So long as they wear a protective suit, helmet, and gloves while inside.
Medical professionals who treated patients with caesium-137 exposure were forced to sign documents stating that any information about the accident was a state secret.
The decision will inevitably receive backlash from environmentalists concerned with the safety of nuclear power.
The country plans to breach these limits unless European countries agree to help reduce the impact of US sanctions that have wreaked havoc on Iran's economy.
At a time when nuclear reactors are being considered as a possible solution to climate change, it's more important than ever to reflect on the catastrophic nuclear accident.
This is an important step in the effort to clean up the plant—an operation that is expected to take decades.
“It’s the size of a waste basket and has no strategic importance.”
The company is hoping to start removing radioactive fuel in earnest by 2021, but the clean-up is expected to take decades.
The portable nuclear fission reactor—a device that could one day power bases on Mars—has passed initial testing with flying colours.
Greenpeace has referred to the vessel as “Chernobyl on ice” and a “nuclear Titanic” bound for catastrophe.
If successful the power plant would be more efficient, and more importantly, much cleaner, than current methods of energy production.
The reactor would provide enough power “to run two average households... continuously for at least ten years,” according to a NASA release.
The programme to clean up the destroyed reactors has seen numerous setbacks and concerns.
Officials with Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc. believe the substance is the remains of atomic fuel rods.
The reality is that outside of some high-profile disasters, nuclear power is extremely safe. But what does it mean when people say that a nuclear reactor is “fail-safe?”