Kyoto U. nuclear professor: Much more serious than I envisioned — We’re in uncharted territory for first time ever since humans started using nuclear power (VIDEO)

Description: Dr. Akira Hiroshi Koide (Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University Professor), VideoNews, May 19, 2011

Report: Reactor No. 1 “exploded” after full meltdown — Similar pattern of disaster befell Reactors No. 2 and 3

Fukushima plant probably began spewing radiation within hours of earthquake: data, National Post, May 21, 2011

Prime Minister ordered halt to cooling after he was advised seawater could cause a “chain reaction” or “recriticality”

Experts detect 5 times higher radiation levels in Tokyo than announced by government

UPDATE: TEPCO may have to find another way to inject nitrogen needed to prevent blast at Reactor No. 3

Humidity, heat, radiation in reactor buildings, NHK, May 20, 2011

Fukushima may release more radiation than Chernobyl: TEPCO

British Scientist: There’s no doubt Fukushima dwarfs Chernobyl

Cesium-137 levels 100 times normal levels in Osaka, 350 miles SW of Fukushima — First-ever detection of cesium-134

“Water dropping down from above” in Reactor No. 2 — Steaming spent fuel pool blamed

Workers find pools of water at No.2, NHK, May 19, 2011

“Recriticality? Possibility of recriticality?! IAEA report: a meltdown at Fukushima unit 3?” (JAPAN TV)

TEPCO says it’s “difficult” to start injecting nitrogen needed to prevent blast at Reactor No. 3

NHK, May 19, 2011

Sharp rise in radioactive material near Reactor No. 3 – Seawater concentration triples in a day (VIDEO)

Reactor No. 6 now has over 6 feet of contaminated water in turbine building — Water in reactor building may cause cooling system to fail

Poor estimates force timetable revision, Yomiuri, May 18, 2011

Strange: U.S. made “strong request” that radioactive water be dumped in ocean says special adviser to Japan gov’t

Contamination numbers are “disturbingly higher than we have been lead to believe” —

TEPCO says it has yet to be able to grasp “entire situation” at Fukushima — Will have to “drastically modify its plans”

Nuclear Physicist: Most of the fallout from plutonium-containing MOX fuel will drop on U.S., unless very strong winds take it elsewhere

Melted fuel in Reactor No. 3 appears to have burned through pressure vessel — Loaded with rods containing plutonium

Rapid meltdown happened at Reactors No. 2 and 3 — Indicated by black smoke at No. 3

“Huge Problems”: All parts of fuel rods appear to have melted at all 3 reactors admits TEPCO

Meltdowns also likely occurred at No. 2, No. 3 reactors of Fukushima plant, Asahi Shinbun, May 18, 2011

Molten fuel bore a hole at bottom of Containment Vessel at Reactor No. 1– Pressure Vessel is “completely broken” says Kyoto U. nuclear professor

“There have been nuclear explosions” — “Ongoing nuclear reaction taking place now” (VIDEO)

“Situation at Fukushima out of control”, Russia Today, May 17, 2011