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Nuclear Reactor Problem Explained

Nuclear Reactor Problem Explained
This video explains how the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant works and what exactly has gone wrong to create such a catastrophic situation.


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Posted by nova on March 15, 2011
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Comments

Posted by pdpete on March 15, 2011 at 1:18 pm
It seems that no matter how much planning goes into these plants that there just isn't enough fail safes built into them.I don't know if they could ever plan for all the possible mishaps that could happen.
Posted by Tibor on March 15, 2011 at 2:47 pm
I wouldn't say there weren't enough safeguards, but rather too many "uncontrollable" factors. There is only so much planning that an be done. I do not think another country would be able to do much different, or better, given the same set of circumstances. The odds were not in Japan's favor.
Posted by Averusblack on March 15, 2011 at 11:11 pm
Keep in mind that the Fukushima Daiichi plant was built in the 1970's, and plans for modern plants are vastly different.
Posted by Tibor on March 16, 2011 at 2:56 pm
But when they fail, the end result is still the same. Whether or not they are "modern".
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