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Why not post the whole quote
So you think a meltdown can be controlled? Because thats where the idea of it being a oxymoron comes form, trying to control something that is an accident to begin with...
you didn't even answer the question I asked you so why should I answer yours?
So you think a meltdown can be controlled?
is that a "controlled meltdown" is an oxymoron.
Nuclear meltdown is an informal term for a severe nuclear reactor accident that results in core damage from overheating. The term is not officially defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency or by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. However, it has been defined to mean the accidental melting of the core of a nuclear reactor, and is in common usage a reference to the core's either complete or partial collapse. "Core melt accident" and "partial core melt" are the analogous technical terms for a meltdown.
The experiment will be conducted at the Nuclear Safety Research Reactor in Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture. A 1.2-meter-long stainless steel capsule containing a 30-centimeter-long fuel rod will be placed at the core of the reactor in such a way that the coolant water does not come into contact with the rod. Neutrons emitted by fuel surrounding the capsule will facilitate nuclear fission in the small fuel rod, which will begin melting after its temperature reaches 2,000 C.
According to the agency, the fuel rod, much smaller than the bundles of 4.5-meter-long rods used in the plant’s actual operation, will shortly cease its fission process and start to cool down. It will return to a solid state in several minutes. The solidified fuel will be analyzed before being stored in a pool with other spent nuclear fuel rods.