Scientists ‘interested’ in learning more about Technetium-99 releases from Fukushima

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Reactor No.1′s fuel rods “completely melted” admits TEPCO

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Time.com: China Syndrome “might just have happened at Fukushima” — Molten fuel may have “melted through everything into the earth”

. . . → Read More: Time.com: China Syndrome “might just have happened at Fukushima” — Molten fuel may have “melted through everything into the earth”

WSJ says “meltdown” at Reactors No. 2 and 3

Cores Damaged at Three Reactors, Wall Street Journal, May 16, 2011 at 3:03 pm EDT . . . → Read More: WSJ says “meltdown” at Reactors No. 2 and 3

Tepco says fuel in Reactors No. 2 and 3 may have melted — Announcement about the two reactors “will be made later”

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Reactor No. 1 core had total meltdown and uranium fuel may be outside containment building — Nuclear reaction could have restarted

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Cesium found near drainage gates at Reactors No. 5 and 6

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Japan extends exclusion zone around Fukushima — “Authorities aren’t willing to let people stay any longer”

. . . → Read More: Japan extends exclusion zone around Fukushima — “Authorities aren’t willing to let people stay any longer”

Melted fuel in No. 1 reactor NOT covered with water

TEPCO: Fuel rods partially exposed above water, NHK, May 16, 2011 . . . → Read More: Melted fuel in No. 1 reactor NOT covered with water

TEPCO trying to “prevent re-criticality” at Reactor No. 3 — Temperature soaring in pressure vessel, up over 100°F in 24 hours even after increasing water injection

Unit 3 boric acid injection, to prevent re-criticality is also the No. 1.2, Yomiuri Shinbun, May 15, 2011 . . . → Read More: TEPCO trying to “prevent re-criticality” at Reactor No. 3 — Temperature soaring in pressure vessel, up over 100°F in 24 hours even after increasing water injection

Quake, not tsunami, may have caused damage that led to meltdown — Within 16 hours, No. 1 reactor core melted and made a hole in pressure vessel

Key facilities in Fukushima plant could have collapsed before tsunami: report, Xinhua, May 15, 2011 . . . → Read More: Quake, not tsunami, may have caused damage that led to meltdown — Within 16 hours, No. 1 reactor core melted and made a hole in pressure vessel

Two other reactors have serious core damage — Indicates there are holes in bottom of vessels at No. 2 and 3

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Highly radioactive substances detected in Tokyo — Higher than what was found near Fukushima plant

Arirang (Korea’s Global TV), May 15, 2011 . . . → Read More: Highly radioactive substances detected in Tokyo — Higher than what was found near Fukushima plant

TEPCO: Years needed to remove damaged nuclear fuel (VIDEO)

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Private testing finds high concentration of Plutonium in soil over 30 miles from Fukushima — “Very high radiation that is very different to what the gov’t released”

. . . → Read More: Private testing finds high concentration of Plutonium in soil over 30 miles from Fukushima — “Very high radiation that is very different to what the gov’t released”

Highest Yet: 2 Sieverts per hour detected in No. 1 reactor building on May 13

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TEPCO concealed radiation data before explosion at No. 3 reactor — Workers not informed of extremely high levels

. . . → Read More: TEPCO concealed radiation data before explosion at No. 3 reactor — Workers not informed of extremely high levels

TEPCO: Reactor No. 2 and 3 water level gauges “not very trustworthy” — Likely malfunctioning as No. 1 did

. . . → Read More: TEPCO: Reactor No. 2 and 3 water level gauges “not very trustworthy” — Likely malfunctioning as No. 1 did

Off the Scale: Radiation in No. 1 reactor building exceeds 1,000 millisieverts per hour — Levels too high for Geiger counter to measure

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“Highly dangerous” levels of radiation detected in No. 3 reactor building — Double amount from April

Robot finds high radiation at No. 3 reactor bldg, The Yomiuri Shimbun, May 14, 2011 . . . → Read More: “Highly dangerous” levels of radiation detected in No. 3 reactor building — Double amount from April

‘Situation’ at No. 1 reactor “could escalate rapidly if the lava melts through the reactor vessel”

The Independent, May 13, 2011 . . . → Read More: ‘Situation’ at No. 1 reactor “could escalate rapidly if the lava melts through the reactor vessel”

Fears that Reactor No. 3 “which contains MOX plutonium fuel, may have also suffered a meltdown”

Partial meltdown hits Fukushima nuclear plant, The Independent, May 13, 2011 . . . → Read More: Fears that Reactor No. 3 “which contains MOX plutonium fuel, may have also suffered a meltdown”