Nuclear Meteorology – A Primer

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant on 15 March 2011, before Reactor #2 exploded. Photo by Flickr user daveeza.

Wow — how did the GeekMoms get their hands on a trained nuclear meteorologist?

I don’t really talk much about it because ordinarily peoples’ eyes tend to glaze over. I mean, who wants to hear about such stuff?

Right now, everyone wants to hear about it! With the recent events in Japan, everyone is tuning in to the experts to hear their forecasts on where the radiation is going to go! The Japanese are particularly interested, as are those in Alaska and the west coast of North America!

Read more from our nuclear meteorologist, Patricia Vollmer, over at GeekMom.