Faculty members from the North Carolina State University department of nuclear engineering shared their expertise in nuclear power plant operations and containment Wednesday in a symposium which is open to the public.
A University of North Carolina graduate enrolled in the Japanese Exchange Teaching Program said Tuesday that she was almost assigned to the country's coast, where an earthquake and tsunami caused devastation and killed a fellow teacher.
Every time Ruth Bowers sees images of what looks like a war zone in Japan, she nervously thinks about her daughter, son-in-law and two grandsons with autism.
Students from Exploris Middle School in Raleigh arrived home on Friday after experiencing the aftermath of a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Software developers at GrapeCity in Morrisville are usually in daily contact with developers in Japan. Since an earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan last week, the Triangle workers are reaching out to their co-workers in new ways.
The Japanese tragedy continues to make headlines across the globe. The Earthquake and Tsunami have made their way across the Pacific in the form of volatile market conditions.
Four Japanese workers visiting an Edgecombe County auto parts plant have been unable to return home since a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated their country last week.
Paul Turinsky, a professor of nuclear engineering at North Carolina State University, explains how boiling water reactors work.
Despite a nuclear crisis looming in Japan, North Carolina's two largest utilities remain focused on bringing new nuclear plants to the state.
Energy companies around the world share expertise on safety and emergency response, a Progress Energy spokesman said.
WRAL meteorologist Mike Maze tracks where radiation might go on Japan.
Professor Vernon Matzen says the nuclear community will learn a lot from how Japan handles the emergencies at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant.
Jonathan, 23, Suzanne, 21, and Leslie Taylor, 20, were standing on Mount Fuji, Japan's highest mountain, when an 9.0-magnitude earthquake hit on Friday.
Dennis Williams, a professor at the University of North Carolina’s School of Pharmacy, was working in Japan last week when an earthquake and tsunami struck the island nation.
With the threat of a possible meltdown looming at a Japanese nuclear plant, Progress Energy officials say that North Carolina's nuclear plants are built to sustain terrorist attacks and natural disasters.
As Japan battles fears of a radiation leak from nuclear reactors after an earthquake and tsunami ravaged the region Friday, people locally are considering the dangers of nuclear power in their own backyards.
The devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan struck hard in the hearts of a small congregation that met in a borrowed classroom in First Baptist Church in downtown Raleigh Sunday.
Members of the Lillington-based gospel quartet, The Taylors, were on vacation in Japan when an earthquake struck early on March 11, 2011.
A team of students and teachers from Raleigh's Exploris Middle School who traveled overnight to Japan saw their arrival diverted to Osaka after the earthquake was reported.
Pacifica, Calif., is expected to be hit by some tsunami waves generated by a massive earthquake in Japan.