Monthly Archives: April 2011

Nuclear Decisions 2 – The LOCA issue

Why are nuclear reactors not invulnerable to loss of coolant accidents? A previous post, Decisions-1, asked whether or not the power industry anywhere should use the nuclear option to generate power, thus freeing that country from coal or petroleum dependency. … Continue reading

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Fukushima and Reactor Decisions 1

Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi reactor complex has been headline news since the earthquake and tsunami led to a partial melt of the enriched uranium fuel in at least one of its reactors. How we humans have used energy generation technology is … Continue reading

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