Why do nuclear plants produce radioactive water – and what happens when that water gets into the ocean?
The spy alliance has had the same membership for more than 60 years. That could be about the change.
How Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's government handles the games may just determine its fate in elections this year.
Anyone who wants to market to 'Zoomers' needs to do their research first.
The U.S. is broken up into 50 states, plus territories like Puerto Rico and Guam, and a federal district, Washington, D.C. Most other countries have smaller parts too.
The Chichu Art Museum, on the Japanese island of Naoshima, is a breathtaking place to rethink the relationship between nature and people.
Polar lows — intense maritime storms that are sometimes dangerous — form near Canada without anyone noticing.
The group has been at pains to stress it is not fundamentally about countering the 'Chinese threat'. But of course, that is primarily what it is about.
On the surface, Japan and the US are firm friends. But there are some interesting dynamics at play.
The rush to evacuate communities and abandon nuclear energy was understandable, but an error.
On the 10th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, two experts explain why human choices are more important to nuclear safety than technology, and why the job is far from finished.
Seeking isolation can lead to creativity and a deeper understanding of oneself, as these artworks show.
Aftershocks of a major earthquake can continue for years or even decades.
Cancelling the Tokyo games would be yet another blemish for the new government and could doom its chances in the next election later this year.
Like a Rorschach test, the incident offers limitless interpretations. But newly published photographs of Yukio Mishima in his final weeks alive show an artist obsessed with scripting out death.
These countries forged their own path on coronavirus and attributed early successes to national character. Now they are facing more cases and deaths than ever.
If the building blocks of life were present at the time that Earth was born, this could mean life is common in the universe.
For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.
Medieval Japanese poets and philosophers sought different ways of dealing with disasters and tragedies.
The hibakusha (survivors) of the 1945 bombings have been among the most tireless campaigners for the treaty. The Japanese government, however, has not supported it.