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pinto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 04:01 PM
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8. Yeah. Seems the core containment held, though, from what I read. Hope so.
Found it odd and ironic that the backups didn't work. Diesel generators to keep the electricity on to power the cooling system went down.
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  -Whew! So it was *only* a hydrogen explosion! Duer 157099  Mar-12-11 03:12 PM   #0 
  - What's an H-bomb?  whosinpower   Mar-12-11 03:14 PM   #1 
  - That's not really how the physics work.  davepc   Mar-12-11 03:29 PM   #2 
  - Fuckin' Magnets! How do they work?  Warren DeMontague   Mar-12-11 03:41 PM   #3 
  - I remember that sign - hilarious  IcyPeas   Mar-12-11 04:14 PM   #10 
  - They go in, they go out  csziggy   Mar-12-11 06:10 PM   #14 
  - I thought that was my...  Warren DeMontague   Mar-12-11 08:31 PM   #20 
     - !  PCIntern   Mar-12-11 09:30 PM   #28 
  - Damnable lodestones!  Codeine   Mar-12-11 09:32 PM   #29 
  - H bomb is not a hydrogen explosion  Buzz Clik   Mar-12-11 03:43 PM   #5 
  - Was someone thinking  GKirk   Mar-12-11 04:10 PM   #9 
  - Bloody Germans...So the Hindenburg  Riftaxe   Mar-12-11 04:50 PM   #12 
  - Yup...nt  SidDithers   Mar-12-11 06:20 PM   #18 
  - no, it wasn't a hydrogen bomb. not the same thing as hydrogen explosion  northernlights   Mar-12-11 04:15 PM   #11 
  - Most clueless post of the week...  ProgressiveProfessor   Mar-12-11 06:09 PM   #13 
  - hmm no, that is not how the physics works  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 06:17 PM   #16 
  - Jesus H. Christ on a flaming pogo stick this place needs some basic science education. (nt)  Posteritatis   Mar-12-11 06:29 PM   #19 
  - bzzzzzzztt  JVS   Mar-12-11 08:40 PM   #22 
  - hmmm.... maybe you should have paid more attention in high school hmmmmm....  name not needed   Mar-12-11 09:19 PM   #25 
  - Is there a contest for dumbest post on this subject or something?  Codeine   Mar-12-11 09:29 PM   #26 
  - OH yeah. That's a relief!  Shagbark Hickory   Mar-12-11 03:42 PM   #4 
  - To people who understand the difference between fission explosions and regular explosions it is.  JVS   Mar-12-11 08:44 PM   #23 
  - Actually it is.  Codeine   Mar-12-11 09:30 PM   #27 
  - I think there's a lot of understandable assumptions and conclusions flying around the media/internet  pinto   Mar-12-11 03:44 PM   #6 
  - I guess what I'm snarkily referencing is that  Duer 157099   Mar-12-11 03:54 PM   #7 
     - Yeah. Seems the core containment held, though, from what I read. Hope so.  pinto   Mar-12-11 04:01 PM   #8 
  - Splitting the hydrogen and oxygen atoms in water means that reactor is hotter...  roamer65   Mar-12-11 06:16 PM   #15 
  - I suspect we have at least a partial  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 06:19 PM   #17 
  - WP has a good graphical explanation of what happened  somone   Mar-12-11 08:37 PM   #21 
  - There was dihydrogen monoxide everywhere, too  IDemo   Mar-12-11 09:14 PM   #24 

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