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‘It’s like the embers in a barbecue pit.’ Nuclear reactions are smoldering again at Chernobyl via Science

By Richard StoneMay. 5, 2021 , 11:20 AM Thirty-five years after the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine exploded in the world’s worst nuclear accident, fission reactions are smoldering again in uranium fuel masses buried deep inside a mangled reactor hall. … Continue reading

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Find out true reactor conditions via The Japan Times

Tokyo Electric Power Co. announced Wednesday that there is the possibility that criticality, a sustained nuclear chain reaction, had occurred “temporarily” and “locally” in the No. 2 reactor of the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. It detected radioactive … Continue reading

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