Sunday, March 20, 2011

The Japanese Nuclear Threat V

When all is said and done -- and it may soon be -- the radiation exposure to civilians from the Fukushima nuclear reactors damaged by the massive tsunami will be known. This article puts the exposure in perspective based on what we know so far.

According to reports from the department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at MIT, power and cooling has been mostly restored to the damaged plants, and the overheating is rapidly being controlled.

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