Stories by Jaikumar Vijayan and Patrick Thibodeau

NRC Aims to Meet Japan-like Challenge

Months before the nuclear disaster started to unfold in <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9214458/Continuing_coverage_Quake_rocks_Japan?source=toc">earthquake- and tsunami-ravaged Japan</a> , scientists in the U.S. started a project using the latest computing technology and complex modeling software to better determine potential consequences of such calamities at nuclear plants in this country.

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