Michio Kaku's Top 10 Science Stories of 2011

From Japan to the Higgs boson to the depths of space.

ByOpinion By Michio Kaku
December 22, 2011, 6:08 PM

Dec. 23, 2011 — -- intro: Michio Kaku is a professor of theoretical physics at CUNY, the City University of New York, and author of "Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Lives by the Year 2100." ABC News asked him to list the most important science stories of 2011.

quicklist: 1category: Top Science Stories of 2011title: Fukushima Nuclear Disasterurl: media: 14932681text: 2011 was dominated by the horrendous news that there were three simultaneous meltdowns at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan, in March, sparked by a gigantic 9.0 earthquake and a monstrous tsunami. It was recently revealed that the accident was much more severe than previously thought.

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