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post #21 of 92
Kinda very obvious considering the reactors are now unusable due to the salt-water, However it will take them YEARS to completely decommission them.
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Although it's true, this will take years, it will be interesting to see if they can actually contain this enough to allow people back into their homes. These radiation leaks certainly aren't helping.
    
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To anyone that cares, the Richter scale was replaced in the 70s by the MMS (Moment Magnitude Scale). Unlike the Richter scale which measures based on shaking amplitude, the MMS measures energy release. An increase of 1.0 represents 31.6 times more energy being released.
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To anyone that cares, the Richter scale was replaced in the 70s by the MMS (Moment Magnitude Scale). Unlike the Richter scale which measures based on shaking amplitude, the MMS measures energy release. An increase of 1.0 represents 31.6 times more energy being released.
But news outlets are all still reporting on the Richter scale. Right?
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What we need is some LN2 and HE cooling in Japan. Okay extreme overclockers put on your big boys pants. There's reactors that need cooling.
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But news outlets are all still reporting on the Richter scale. Right?
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What we need is some LN2 and HE cooling in Japan. Okay extreme overclockers put on your big boys pants. There's reactors that need cooling.
Good to know I was not the only one who thought of using LN2
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What we need is some LN2 and HE cooling in Japan. Okay extreme overclockers put on your big boys pants. There's reactors that need cooling.
That would be like dropping a block of Dry ice into a boiling cauldron of water! The core would probably explode.
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But news outlets are all still reporting on the Richter scale. Right?
What scientists report is the MMS scale. News outlets add the Richter part themselves. It's as if scientists say 100 Kelvin and news outlets report 100 Celsius.

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=4892


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That would be like dropping a block of Dry ice into a boiling cauldron of water! The core would probably explode.
If only the LHC could produce small black holes as feared.
post #29 of 92
wait other people were thinking of putting the cores in LN2 too awesome im not by myself and really though japan had some nice nuclear reactors minimum damage with the earthquake
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post #30 of 92
That's a bad choice of wording. When people hear the word scrap they think the reactors will be disassembled piece by piece and sold to a junkyard, making us think it's all safe to walk right up to one and start taking it apart.

Upon reading the article though, it's painfully clear that's not the case.
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