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Mr Rogers Explains Nuclear Meltdowns For You | Fairewinds Associates, Inc.

If someone had to explain how Japan is going to hell in a hand basket, it would be kindly Arnie Gunderson. This video, one in a series of updates on the Fukushima emergency (and don’t kid yourself, it’s still an emergency), lays out in easy to understand language and examples exactly what is going on.

The fact that Mr. Gunderson has a soothing relaxed presence helps.

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Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Hi-Res Photos | Cryptome

If you’re wondering why trace amounts of radiation has been found in Washington state, check out these photos. The most trashed reactor, No. 3,  above, is actually in reasonable shape while the one that looks the most undamaged, No. 2, has probably already melted down.

Draw your own conclusions about the safety of nuclear power.

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