Fears of Fission Rise at Stricken Nuclear Plant in Japan – NYTimes.com

3 Nov

Nuclear Disaster, the gift that keeps on giving:

The unexpected bursts — something akin to flare-ups after a major fire — are extremely unlikely to presage a large-scale nuclear reaction with the resulting large-scale production of heat and radiation. But they threaten to increase the amount of dangerous radioactive elements leaking from the complex and complicate cleanup efforts, raising startling questions about how much remains uncertain at the plant, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.

via Fears of Fission Rise at Stricken Nuclear Plant in Japan – NYTimes.com.

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