Over Easy: Monday Science

By: Monday September 1, 2014 1:20 pm

Fukushima update:

The fuel rod removal from the #4 sfp is going well, about a month ahead of schedule. I may be off base, but something here isn’t computing to me. Some of those fuel bundles just have to be damaged enough to make removal difficult, but there’s no official word of any problems at all.


But it has been such an ethical operation thus far?

By: Tuesday December 31, 2013 1:30 am

Killing two birds with one radioactive stone.

Oh terrific

By: Monday September 2, 2013 1:30 am

So good to know that twerking is the biggest evil in the world, because otherwise I’d be concerned more about this…

The ecological disaster that keeps on giving

By: Wednesday November 28, 2012 1:30 am

Fukishima may no longer be on the front pages, but the next “clean” nuclear power advocate will undoubtedly not want you to know this..

Chernobyl Disaster at 25: Awaiting a Second Radioactive Cloud?

By: Tuesday April 26, 2011 8:50 am

Forests around the Chernobyl plant are in the kind of shape where massive fires, the kind that last for months, can occur.

Explosion at Fukushima Nuke, Smoke Billowing and Walls Collapsed

By: Saturday March 12, 2011 5:16 am

Overnight there was an explosion at one unit of one of the two Fukushima nuclear stations that have been slowly failing since the earthquake and tsunami. Earlier reports had said that in one unit, the still hot fuel rods had been exposed by falling cooling water while problems continued at Unit 2 and three other units at a nuclear station about 15 km away. There have also been reports of releases of cesium with seriously high radioactivity being reported in the vicinity.

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