The Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

Illustration of the construction of of a typical GE reactor of the type found at Fukushima

I had to post something about the earthquake and Tsunami in Japan last Friday.  First off, I hope that the death toll does not go as high as they currently fear.  Second, everything I have seen so far about the Japanese reactions to the quake inspires nothing but admiration and respect for the Japanese people.  My prayers go out to all the victims and their families. I am sure that if this disaster had happened in California the news would be full of stories about how the government is not doing enough and where is all the help people are supposed to be receiving from the government as folks sat … Read more…