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Mon Feb 6, 2012, 01:49 PM

Temperature Soars Mysteriously Inside Fukushima Nuclear Reactor

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Published on Monday, February 6, 2012 by Common Dreams Temperature Soars Mysteriously Inside Fukushima Nuclear Reactor

Also: Japan's Nuclear Exclusion Zone Shows Few Signs of Life
- Common Dreams staff

The temperature of Reactor #2 at Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has soared overnight and remained mysteriously high Monday, despite more water being pumped through it.

Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant reactor 2. On January 27th, the reactor's internal temperature was 113 F, Monday the temperature soared to 164 F. Japanese authorities require that the reactor temperature remain below 176 F.



Japan's NHK TV reports:

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says the temperature in the No.2 reactor remains high despite the injection of additional water.

A thermometer at the bottom of the reactor showed 73.3 degrees Celsius on Monday morning. It was around 45 degrees on January 27th and 71.7 degrees at 4 PM on Sunday.

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G_j Feb 2012 OP
truthisfreedom Feb 2012 #1
GodlessBiker Feb 2012 #2
benld74 Feb 2012 #3
SoapBox Feb 2012 #4
Lawlbringer Feb 2012 #5
Octafish Feb 2012 #6
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Response to G_j (Original post)

Mon Feb 6, 2012, 01:51 PM

1. Ahh!!!!!

NOOOO!!!!!

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Mon Feb 6, 2012, 01:55 PM

2. Is it really mysterious? The nuclear fuel is heating up, no?

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Mon Feb 6, 2012, 02:25 PM

3. Radiation has a tendency to heat things up

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Mon Feb 6, 2012, 02:26 PM

4. uhhhhhh.....YIKES!

Sorry but, Japan is toast.

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Mon Feb 6, 2012, 02:27 PM

5. Oooooh noooooo

there goes Tokyo

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Mon Feb 6, 2012, 02:30 PM

6. Why is this news?

My television screen said Fukushima crisis was under control and that the reactors now were in a state of "cold shutdown."

What's next? We own the the fall-out? Ha ha. It is to laugh.


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Response to G_j (Original post)

Mon Feb 6, 2012, 02:30 PM

7. Duplicate Topic

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