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Saturday, August 10, 2013

Getting to the Core of Fukushima

Getting to the Core of Fukushima

Aug. 7, 2013 — Critical to the recovery efforts following the devastating effects of the 2011 tsunami on Japan's Fukushima reactor is the ability to assess damage within the reactor's core. A study in the journal AIP Advances by a team of scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) shows that muon imaging may offer the best hope of assessing damage to the reactor cores and locating the melted fuel.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130807115624.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_technology+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+News+--+Top+Technology%29

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