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"Fukushima reactor No. 4 vulnerable to catastrophic collapse"

Discussion in 'General Nonsense' started by The_Ish, May 6, 2012.

  1. The_Ish

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    http://www.naturalnews.com/035789_Fukushima_Cesium-137_Plume-Gate.html

    Thoughts? I hope this is a massive exaggeration.
     
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    I suspect it's bad but not THAT bad.
     
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    well thinking of what the "Fukushima" powerplant have went through it doesn't actually surprise me that much, but i hope they can fix it to prevent a bigger disaster than what went over Prypiat.
     
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    californias like texas it became its own place a long time ago.
     
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    This is why the internet should be policed. Anybody can create webspace and then write bull that people then read and spread around the world. Here is rational wiki's take on Natural news.

    http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/NaturalNews

    I put my head in my hands and try to remain calm but i fail to do so when people regurgitate such crap such as that found in Natural News.
     
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    Pure sensationalism IMO. So there's a threat that could kill all civilization, but the whole media everywhere is covering up the whole thing. Yeah. Aha. Now where did I put that tinfoil hat...
     
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    i played this article once it was called final fantasy 7.
     
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    I'm not accepting or denying here dude. What makes rationalwiki so reliable then? Anything can be rational if you are the right person. Such as assuming rationalwiki has it all down 100% correct 100% of the time. Again, not saying it's real or not, but to refute one link by giving another is kind of meh.
     
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    And that was the response i was 100% expecting. I'll leave this thread forever now, as I can see it's now down to the whole "you can't disprove this or that" which by the way, is not science or technology. It's general fucking nonsense.

    Bye bye.
     
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    they should procatice their physics then. this imo and im fairly confident is pure sensationalism.

    the article in itself is full of inconsistencies.

    this alone is rediculous.

    first the facts obviously arent straight.

    second im pretty sure potential energy etc is always known as any fuel with radioactive decay decomposes at a more or less steady rate. theirfor knowing the amount of radiation bleed is kind of a pre requisite for the NUCLEAR PHYSICISTS running the plants.

    not to mention assuming some of their facts are right it seems like they are targeting cesium why?

    so the other 200million curries isnt important? that doesnt make sense ALL radiation isnt good for man kind. why would you focus on one element?

    like all reactors? i remember a few years ago i think it was even in my state a reactor was leaking into a river. the radiation levels in the water werent even dangerous. they freaked out. shut down the reactor told the planet and then fixed it. why keep a blackout on a reactor that everyone already knows is damaged?

    clear to who? not to me. does he know that GE actually took a big hand in designing casings for reactors with hydrolic shock mounts and emergency purge systems and self contained backup coolent systems? for just such situations such as earthquakes, pump failures, leak failures, hurricanes. overloads?
     
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    I hope you're right. I'm not a physicist.
     
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    unless it somehow goes supercritical and detonates (so much unlikely that many nuclear tests failed to achieve supercriticality and nuclear explosion), no way any of that will reach america, only a little fraction of gaseous elements can. that big slug of radioactive metal isn't going anywhere.

    i always wondered why they don't build reactors over a artificial hole with 10m thick concrete walls - if something goes very wrong, just dump the whole reactor in there and seal it off.
     
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    "Radiation Tsumani" ... I sense a new SyFy original movie.
     
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    hey atleast with the core melting down and killing humanity we can easily see the outline of the faultline that caused the wave. look at all that radioactive goodness

    [​IMG]
     
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    meh, erradicate most of humanity. just leave me my bandwidth.
     
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    the pcs will run for a bit before the power goes out. i mean most nuclear reactors have the ability to self regulate for years. ill download all of my favorite shows in some basement of an ISP building i break into and use their connection and then spend the rest of my life watching flicks and eating cheetos.
     
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    damn , sounds like a good time. i will join you.
     
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    feelfree the basement is big enough for the both of us.


    Solaris17: The silos are opening up chief
    Easyrhino: what?
    Solaris17: that reactor went critical people are evacuating.
    Easyrhino: lol
    Solaris17: no for real turn on the news
    Easyrhino: OMFG
    Solaris17: grab a bag and come on over ill be here.
    Easyrhino: kk still in NH?
    Solaris17: yup
    Easyrhino: kk

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    well my wife and child may also survive so we will need a separate room. still plenty of bandwidths tho.
     
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    You really need to have the right perspective on things.

    Fuku #4 goes supercritical and detonates.
    The resulting radiation barrage wipes out the west coast and destabalizes the San Andeas fault causing everything west of the rockies to fall into the ocean.
    This in turn, causes the Yellowstone caldara to erupt in a supervolcano wiping out everything west of WI.
    It also causes the midwestern missouri fault to blow wiping out everything south of WI to about Texas.
    Everything east of Lake Michigan floods and the east coast if gone.
    The weather change from the volcano causes massive droughts and everything east of the rockies to burn from wildfires all the way to the Atlantic Ocean.
    The only things left are WI and Texas.
    I'm in WI. The TPU servers are in TX. I'm good to go.
     
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    thats fine. they even have climate control for the mainframe rooms.

    soooooo the brats, still game?

    TDS HQ is in WI and so is erocker. we could shack up with him. great entertainment that guy.
     
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    Yup ! I have a 10x40 foot bunker. Bring beer.
     
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    ill raid some stores i like the sam adams alpine springs. im a sucker for the unfiltered.
     
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    When it comes to nuclear reactors. This is what you can expect, if it totally fails. It's not an exaggeration. But it's soooo safe.. right? Yea.. Not quite.. The government makes whatever makes them money "safe".. Nuclear power is more proof of that concept. We should learn how to do it safely, before we do it at all. We loose a continent and it won't be worth, the 50 or so years, we've had nuclear power for.. I don't consider that a fair trade off at all.

    Maybe next time people should think "uhm we live in a place, where the ground cracks open on a regular basis, maybe we should take extra measures, or not do this at all".. No, that would require common sense and money, both of which, humanity seems to be very stingy with..
     
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    i lived in florida. my house down their wasnt built to tolerate tsunamis is yours? I was always a little behind on building codes. it would be good if they were cause well you never know......
     

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