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What Happened; Japanese Reactors

November 4, 2013

This infographic shows how Japanese nuclear reactors. It also gives a detailed account of what went wrong with those reactors during the Japanese Earthquake in 2011.

What happened at Fukushima?

What happened at Fukushima?

November 26, 2012

From the Boston Globe, here’s an infographic that illustrates what went wrong with the Fukushima Daiichi reactors after Japan was hit with an earthquake and tsunami in March. Source

Risk of Meltdown

Risk of Meltdown

August 27, 2012

Risk of meltdown of a nuclear reactor. Source

Anatomy of a nuclear reactor

Anatomy of a nuclear reactor

August 5, 2012

An explosion at an earthquake-hit nuclear plant in Japan has sparked fears of a radiation leak and nuclear meltdown. A meltdown occurs when failure of the cooling system leads to fuel rods overheating and melting. Source