Core of reactor 1 melted in first 16 hours & reactors damaged even before tsunami hit

Core of reactor 1 melted 16 hours after quake
The meltdown at reactor No. 1 in Fukushima happened more quickly than feared, a new analysis of the crisis shows.
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110516a1.html

Quake ‘hurt reactors before tsunami’
High radiation readings in the No. 1 reactor building on March 11 suggest that the quake rather than the tsunami set the course for the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant.
 http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110516a3.html

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Core of reactor 1 melted in first 16 hours & reactors damaged even before tsunami hit — 1 Comment

  1. We are learning more and more and it is not good. I think I am against nuclear power at least until we know it is absolutely safe.

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