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originally posted by: roadgravel
It recently killed a robot in 1 hour.
Bad news for decades to come.
Please research the uranium enrichment required for a nuclear weapon vs how much uranium dispersed over the length of a fuel rod.
The fission products in a fuel rod, their half lives, and radioactive decay is what makes a fuel rod dangerous. And that is after going critical.
It's not the uranium that makes power plants dangerous. It's the amount and concentration of fission products after going critical.
"Levels today off Japan are thousands of times lower than during the peak releases in 2011," says Buesseler. "But we are not seeing the steady decrease we would expect to see off Fukushima if all sources had stopped; rather, we are finding values are still elevated, which confirms that there is continued release from the pant."
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Riffrafter
Check this out:
Real good source you have there. I didn't know radiation was measured in centimeters.
That is a plot of the tsunami.