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Thread #136314 Message #3112185
Posted By: Keith A of Hertford
12-Mar-11 - 05:39 AM
Thread Name: BS: Japan Nuclear plant disaster, 2011
Subject: RE: BS: Nuclear plant disaster looming
There is a red flash just visible at the instant of explosion. Not just steam pressure. If no sodium is present, water must have reacted with the fuel itself to release hydrogen. That means radioactive escape.