How Can People Be So Stupid? Rotating Header Image

Posts on ‘March 12th, 2011’

Japanese Government Confirms Meltdown

The following article is published with permission of Stratfor http://stratfor.com Japan’s Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) said March 12 that the explosion at the Fukushima Daiichi No. 1 nuclear plant could only have been caused by a meltdown of the reactor core, Japanese daily Nikkei reported. This statement seemed somewhat at odds with Japanese […]

Red Alert: Nuclear Meltdown at Quake-Damaged Japanese Plant

The following report is republished with permission from Stratfor, http://www.stratfor.com A March 12 explosion at the earthquake-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Japan, appears to have caused a reactor meltdown. The key piece of technology in a nuclear reactor is the control rods. Nuclear fuel generates neutrons; controlling the flow and production rate […]