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# atomic - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Opinion: The King of Monsters, America, and the legacy of the bomb – will Godzilla be done justice?

Director Gareth Edwards must balance the demands of a big budget blockbuster with the historical and cultural importance of Godzilla. Not a simple task, as previous versions have shown.

# atomic - Monday 10 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's Debbie Harry's reason for not performing at the Winter Olympics Atomic

Here's Debbie Harry's reason for not performing at the Winter Olympics

It’s pretty straightforward.

# atomic - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Fukushima prepares to remove ultra-dangerous fuel rods

Nuclear engineers will remove the uranium and plutonium fuel rods as part of the decades-long decommissioning of the plant after the worst atomic accident in a generation.

# atomic - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked indepth reads.

# atomic - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

India set to test first nuclear submarine

Officials say they plan to have six nuclear subs in operation by 2018.

# atomic - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Iran to grant UN nuclear inspectors access to military complex

IAEA inspectors had previously been banned from examining the facility they suspect is carrying out secret atomic work.

# atomic - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Swedish man arrested over attempts to split atoms at home

Richard Handl, 31, says his attempt to split an atom in his house was just a hobby.

# atomic - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Power cables hooked up to all of Fukushima's reactors

But workers at the quake-struck nuclear power plant have more checks to carry out before they can switch the power on to the reactors’ cooling pumps.

# atomic - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Germany shutting seven nuclear reactors - temporarily

Japan’s nuclear crisis has sparked international concerns over the safety of older nuclear power plants, as German anti-nuclear protesters take to the streets.

# atomic - Thursday 10 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In today’s Fix: Cabinet plans St Patrick’s Day trips abroad; professor calls on government to consider nuclear power; and Charlie Sheen launches a major lawsuit against Warner Bros studio.

Expert calls on government to consider nuclear power

A professor of applied physics has championed the case of Ireland turning towards nuclear energy, saying that it offers a cheap and clean source of fuel.