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Submission + - Fukushima Core Melts Through Containment Vessel (inhabitat.com) 1

An anonymous reader writes: Radiation levels are skyrocketing around Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant as reports indicate that a radioactive core has overheated and melted through its containment vessel and onto a concrete floor. Radiation levels inside reactor two were recently gauged at 1,000 millisieverts per hour — a level so high that workers could only remain in the area for 15 minutes under current exposure guideline.
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Fukushima Core Melts Through Containment Vessel

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