isotopes Archive

Rosetta and its comet

The Water of Comet 67P

Where did the water on Earth come from? The early Earth was a very hot, very dry place, but over time it accumulated water to form our massive oceans and lakes. For a long time, …

The Isotopes of the Fukushima Disaster

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck the coast of Japan, causing the shutdown of 11 of Japan’s nuclear power reactors, including reactors 1, 2, and 3 at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. …