If you haven’t been keeping up with recent news, try Googling “Fukushima nuclear disaster.” The news from last year’s nuclear-power meltdown gets worse by the day. The radiation from three of the five units is still leaking. Robots can’t get near because their microchips fry. There’s a chance another unit may melt down. There’s even worry that there could be a chain-reaction event affecting all the units and leading to as much as ten times the radiation release of Chernobyl.
Poor Tokyo. Poor Japan. And what about us here in the good ol’ U.S. of A.? Knowing nuclear-radiation facts helps us know what to do for this, or any other nuclear-power disaster.
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