Economy 4.0

Nuclear Numbers

David Brancaccio Mar 16, 2011

In light of the unfolding calamity in Japan, check out these nuclear numbers as compiled over the years by the hardworking index editors at Harper’s Magazine.

For example, from September 2004: Months after reporting missing radioactive spent fuel rods last April that a Vermont nuclear plant found them in a safe place: 3

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