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WilliamFlanagan It's snowing outside, and we're southwest of Tokyo. Our hearts go out to those sheltering (and especially without shelter) up north.
5 minutes ago via web
Retweeted by Matt_Alt and 5 others .Ambulance just showed up on my street. Apparently it's just a "normal" medical emergency, though. Hope the neighbor is all right.
4 minutes ago via web .@morgsatlarge It was a calm, reasoned paper and I personally appreciated it. Sorry for not "de-harshing" the retweet text!
5 minutes ago via web in reply to morgsatlarge
.@morgsatlarge I completely agree this is no Chernobyl and that many of the points were (are) correct, but felt obliged to mention concerns.
10 minutes ago via web .@astrange_e @morgsatlarge I apologize for re-tweeting without comment (darn char limit!) but wanted people to know questions had been raised
15 minutes ago via web .RT @hayano @Matt_Alt People who want to follow me can copy & paste in Google Translator translate.google.com...#
25 minutes ago via web .@hayano Thank you for what you are doing. I am a translator and will try to translate your tweets. Please keep it up! Thanks again.
27 minutes ago via web in reply to hayano
.Sorry for not mentioning sources earlier. One of my main ones is Ryugo Hayano (@hayano), physicist at Tokyo U. (all Japanese lang, tho.)
35 minutes ago via web .As of right now the actual status of these rods is not clear. Will tweet when I learn anything.
about 1 hour ago via web .The issue isn't criticality or chain reactions, but rather the fear that boil-off could cause damage to the rods, and release of material.
about 1 hour ago via web .Main issue as of this morning is status of spent fuel rods in all of the reactors that are sitting in cooling ponds, not in containment.
about 1 hour ago via web .Unicornkikanjyu Chuo line is running beautifully. Much thankful!!!
about 1 hour ago via Echofon
Retweeted by Matt_Alt and 3 others .Elevated rad levels in Toyko as of this morning, but still too low to cause any actual harm. Nerve-wracking but not dangerous at this point.
about 1 hour ago via web
Originally posted by silent thunder
It just so happens that old Silent Thunder, having a taste for trouble of all sorts, happens to be in Tokyo for a bit.
I am fine...far better than most, actually, considering the luxurious appointments of which I have availed myself for this jaunt.
I will be staying here for awhile unless the radiation truly gets unbearable.
edit on 3/15/11 by silent thunder because: (no reason given)