Japanese study says ‘detonation’ occurred at Unit 3 — “No containment in the world can withstand a detonation shockwave” (VIDEO)

Published: September 2nd, 2012 at 5:42 pm ET
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Title: Arnold Gundersen with another update on the unfolding effects of the Fukushima disaster
Source: KPFT Houston, If You Love This Planet Radio
Date: Aug 31, 2012
Description: This week, Dr. Caldicott brings on nuclear engineer Arnold Gundersen  [...]

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Gundersen: Interesting, there was a Japanese study calling the explosion in Unit 3 a detonation not a deflagration.

There’s no containment in the world that can withstand a detonation shockwave.

That’s something the nuclear industry doesn’t want to address.

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Unit 1′s had an explosion but it was a deflagration. Unit 3′s explosion, by authorities other than Arnie  Gundersen, are now calling it a detonation… That means the shockwave travels faster than the speed of sound and it cracked the concrete or the steel

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Caldicott: But it was related to the nuclear fuel?

Gundersen: Yes, but the rate it which it grew I won’t call it a nuclear explosion.

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