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On March 11, 2011, one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded struck the island of Japan. The 9.0 magnitude quake generated a huge tsunami, and a nuclear power plant located on the coast was damaged by the giant wave and began leaking radioactive contamination. “We want to give you the science that’ll enable you to understand and interpret the news reports we’re getting from the Pacific Rim, says Neil. In this show, he talks with his colleagues at the American Museum of Natural History: Steven Soter, an expert on Earth phenomena and tsunamis throughout history, and James Webster, a geologist who specializes in volcanoes. They discuss how the planetary activity deep beneath our feet makes itself known through earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis. Neil also talks with Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist, about the science of nuclear power and the problems facing the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in Japan.

Episode: Season 2, Episode 14 – A Violent Earth

Air date: 21 March 2011

Guests: Michio Kaku: theoretical physicist,Steven Soter: expert on Earth phenomena and tsunamis, James Webster: geologist specializing in volcanos

Running Time: 42 minutes

ISBN: Digital Download 978-1-61544-917-0

Vendor: StarTalk

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