The negative consequences of errors, such as the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, can attract much attention. Photo: EPA
The negative consequences of errors, such as the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, can attract much attention. Photo: EPA
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The negative consequences of errors, such as the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, can attract much attention. Photo: EPA
The negative consequences of errors, such as the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, can attract much attention. Photo: EPA
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