CBS: “The worst case scenario was happening” at Fukushima — Cores may have burned into earth, releasing untold amounts of radiation if not for sea water injection — You really won’t know what happened until you see inside, says NRC (VIDEO)

Hydrogen levels nearly double at Reactor No. 2 in recent days

Tepco Survey: 160 milliSv/h from water in Reactor No. 2 — Paint color “may have changed due to accident”

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NHK: Radiation levels too high for humans to continue at Reactors No. 2 and 3 — Workers must repair damage to suppression chambers (VIDEO)

“Are people going to drop dead?” US officials surprised workers still at Fukushima after assessment No. 2 went ex-vessel and 400 milliSv/h dose measured

Asahi: 220 milliSv/hr on TOP level of Unit No. 2 — ‘Puddles’ on floor of reactor ‘believed’ not to be from accident (PHOTO)

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New Asahi doc: NISA team knew of triple meltdowns by March 18 — Kept secret until Tepco’s admission two months later — Says melted fuel only ‘largely’ submerged in water

AUDIO: US gov’t experts think melted fuel rods landed in water under Reactor No. 2, causing STEAM explosion — Pressure dropped dramatically at same time — Clear indications primary containment lost

NYTimes flashback: Broken pieces of nuclear fuel rods found outside Reactor No. 2, says nuke executive — Covered up by bulldozers

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Reactor No. 2 rises above 50°C, was 29°C on Monday — All gauges at bottom of RPV show distinct increase — Same area as ‘faulty’ thermometer

Again? Temperature up 20°C at Reactor No. 2 RPV in last 3 days — Other gauges at also rising (CHART)

Temperature drops to 2°C from 220°C at Reactor No. 2 — Only since decrease is gauge failure indicated on Tepco data

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Tepco no longer monitoring thermometer — Temperature remains steady around 220°C — Will stop added water injections if gov’t says it’s reasonable

Reactor No. 2 temperature steadily trending downward — Is gauge broken?

WSJ: Troubling questions raised by thermometer at No. 2 — No wonder things are breaking down at Fukushima after meltdowns, explosions, tsunami, quake (saltwater and boric acid, too)

Mainichi: Malfunction casts doubt on ‘cold shutdown’ and condition of reactor cores — Japan Nuclear Expert: Will be much more serious if last two sensors fail; Unable to install new ones

NHK: Tepco told to find ways of measuring temperature at Reactor No. 2 and report by tomorrow — Still claimed no xenon detected

Tepco Handout: Xenon detected in Reactor No. 2 containment vessel — 9 hour half-life

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Yomiuri: Right after Tepco’s test, temperature rose sharply and went overscale — Reporters starting to ask questions

Reporter asks if Tepco test caused device to break — Nuclear experts doubt foregone conclusion of instrument failure at Reactor No. 2

Tepco: Cable inside the thermometer is probably cut at Reactor No. 2

Nuclear Expert on Reactor No. 2 Footage: Sort of like a scene out of Alien, everything is kind of dripping and oozing (AUDIO) — Tepco Today: There’s little sign of steam