Michio Kaku: “The Chernobyl core is still melting into the earth” — May yet hit groundwater and create steam explosion (VIDEO)
Michio Kaku: “Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives By the Year 2100″
Feb. 23, 2012
Audio Credit: KPFA’s Flashpoints, May 9, 2012 broadcast
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You know the Chernobyl core is still melting into the earth? It’s still melting into the earth.
It’s a never ending nightmare.
Eventually they’re going to have to put concrete under the melted core to prevent it from hitting groundwater and creating perhaps a steam explosion.
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