|aWhen the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant went into meltdown following an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, the world started to question the safety of nuclear power. But is such distrust justified? Jim Al-Khalili is convinced of the theoretical value of nuclear power. He travels to the most important sites in nuclear safety - Fukushima, Chernobyl and new reactors in Finland - to see if nuclear power can ever work as well in practice, when exposed to politics and economics, as it does on paper.
|aNuclear energy|xSafety measures.
|aNuclear power plants|xAccidents|zJapan|z Fukushima.