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UA to host panel on Japan

UA experts will offer their insights into the ongoing crisis in Japan at a panel today at Centennial Hall at 6:30 p.m.

A 9.0-magnitude earthquake that triggered a tsunami and radiation leaks from nuclear reactors rocked the nation on March 11, leading to a multitude of health concerns.

The ScienceNow event, A Public Forum on the Science Shaping Current Event: Disaster in Japan, will have five panelists and will be moderated by UA Provost Meredith Hay. The event is sponsored by the College of Science.

Speakers will cover topics including background on earthquakes and tsunamis, challenges involving nuclear technology and the disaster’s impact on energy policy.

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