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139. This info has been found out to be wrong but it was ALL over the
media a few hours ago including Japanese media , reuters and BBC.
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  -BREAKING NHK: Radiation in puddle 10,000,000 times safe level. Plant being evacuated Thunderstruck  Mar-26-11 11:49 PM   #0 
  - Oh Oh...time to bury the damn thing and Never ever build new ones  opihimoimoi   Mar-26-11 11:52 PM   #1 
  - They're asking the firemen -- the FIREMEN -- to die for TEPCO's mistake.  Octafish   Mar-27-11 12:45 AM   #63 
     - Damn...what a nightmare.....this is a wakeup call to kill the program...period...  opihimoimoi   Mar-27-11 02:57 AM   #117 
     - Expendable crew members, sadly.  proReality   Mar-27-11 07:56 AM   #129 
        - They should put the executives in there  LiberalEsto   Mar-27-11 08:39 AM   #131 
  - To sum up: they can't work there anymore  flamingdem   Mar-26-11 11:59 PM   #2 
  - Wow, from a source that has been wrong to gods truth  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:04 AM   #6 
     - It wasn't ever supposed to come to this in the first fucking place!!!  Thunderstruck   Mar-27-11 12:10 AM   #12 
     - Youre welcome to enjoy the nuclear hell of your dreams nt  flamingdem   Mar-27-11 12:12 AM   #17 
     - "gods truth" ?  suffragette   Mar-27-11 12:14 AM   #23 
  - I know Fukushima is at level 6 currently  sakabatou   Mar-27-11 12:00 AM   #3 
  - May want to cool it first  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:03 AM   #4 
  - They've been trying to cool it, that's why the workers are there and in such danger.  elleng   Mar-27-11 12:16 AM   #31 
  - pump liquid nitrogen on it / in it?  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-27-11 10:00 AM   #140 
     - Water  elleng   Mar-27-11 11:05 AM   #149 
     - Has that ever been tried in a case like this or in a laboratory?  Maraya1969   Mar-27-11 11:07 AM   #150 
  - Building it in the first plce was a bad idea  jpak   Mar-27-11 03:25 AM   #119 
  - They should have entombed the plants when problems first started.  JDPriestly   Mar-27-11 02:56 AM   #116 
  - 10 MILLION?!?  Urban Prairie   Mar-27-11 12:04 AM   #5 
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           - The wind is from the freaking SOUTH, away from Tokyo and out to sea...  Thunderstruck   Mar-27-11 12:15 AM   #27 
           - The only good news ! nt  flamingdem   Mar-27-11 12:26 AM   #44 
           - About ten days ago, the New York Times...  CoffeeCat   Mar-27-11 12:51 AM   #71 
              - From what I've read, slightly increased radiation is showing up many places  uppityperson   Mar-27-11 12:57 AM   #77 
              - Nothing. Assholes are buying KI for their pets in socal  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:58 AM   #82 
                 - At this point, anything could happen...  CoffeeCat   Mar-27-11 01:13 AM   #92 
                    - Unless the US drops a nuclear bomb on the plant leave the KI alone  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 01:26 AM   #96 
                       - You have no credibility with me...  CoffeeCat   Mar-27-11 01:39 AM   #101 
                       - Then call the CDC or you doctor. You asked I answered  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 01:44 AM   #102 
                          - The basic information that people need...  CoffeeCat   Mar-27-11 01:48 AM   #103 
                             - I listed RAW LINKS to radiation monitors all over japan. (hundreds of them)  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 01:52 AM   #104 
                       - Well, your link shows 23 microSeiverts per hour at one site.  DLnyc   Mar-27-11 02:06 AM   #105 
                       - Well call the CDC and your doc and get you KI for yourself and Fluffy the cat  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 02:12 AM   #107 
                       - To put that in perspective-- 23 microsieverts/hour  Art_from_Ark   Mar-27-11 03:53 AM   #121 
                       - Yes, somewhere around 100 times the level.  DLnyc   Mar-27-11 12:16 PM   #155 
                       - "Well, your link shows 23 microSeiverts per hour at one site."  greiner3   Mar-27-11 09:03 AM   #132 
                          - Not sure what you are saying. Chart from the link is labeled u Sv per hour  DLnyc   Mar-27-11 12:11 PM   #153 
                       - Welcome to DU! What topics are you interested in besides nuclear power? (NT)  Tesha   Mar-27-11 07:08 AM   #126 
                          - Well when the next massive news story breaks  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 09:11 AM   #134 
                             - BTW. You were right. Tepco now confirming a measuring error...nt  SidDithers   Mar-27-11 09:22 AM   #136 
                                - That makes me really happy, not being right  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 10:30 AM   #142 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-27-11 12:15 AM   #28 
           - Odd how the radiation UPWIND is still normal? And you claim you were a college graduate.  uppityperson   Mar-27-11 12:18 AM   #36 
           - No I claim I am a graduate and can use the google  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:20 AM   #39 
              - No high radiation UPWIND and you claim all is ok, simply fear mongering. AH  uppityperson   Mar-27-11 12:22 AM   #40 
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        - +1  WheelWalker   Mar-27-11 12:11 AM   #15 
        - I think Japan could use a real hand from those who are least alarmed and least fearful...  nc4bo   Mar-27-11 12:11 AM   #14 
        - You mean rather than hanging out on an anonymous internet forum scolding us? +100000000000000  uppityperson   Mar-27-11 12:12 AM   #16 
        - +1  WheelWalker   Mar-27-11 12:12 AM   #18 
        - That's not a part of the plan.  Forkboy   Mar-27-11 12:30 AM   #50 
           - Based on the numbers down thread, they are all dead.. cheers  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:52 AM   #73 
              - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-27-11 01:01 AM   #86 
        - Well, bless his heart,  ohheckyeah   Mar-27-11 12:15 AM   #29 
           - Mclean was a shithole even with free housing  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:24 AM   #42 
              - Frying pan to the fire. n/t  ohheckyeah   Mar-27-11 12:43 AM   #59 
                 - Beats working, thats for sure.  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:47 AM   #66 
  - k&r, sigh.  uppityperson   Mar-27-11 12:06 AM   #8 
  - Other source is saying 10,000x  Adsos Letter   Mar-27-11 12:10 AM   #13 
  - I just heard NHK say 10,000,000 several times.  Thunderstruck   Mar-27-11 12:13 AM   #21 
  - Then I would go with the NHK report.  Adsos Letter   Mar-27-11 12:14 AM   #25 
  - msnbc says 10 million x in the turbine room of reactor 2. That is  WheelWalker   Mar-27-11 12:13 AM   #22 
  - 10 billion trillion X worse than everyone can imagne. so bad that the radiation levels in tokyo  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:14 AM   #26 
  - See if you can read my lips: The. Wind. Is. Blowing. In. The. Other. Direction.  Thunderstruck   Mar-27-11 12:17 AM   #34 
  - Radiation UPWIND is still normal? Well, duh. wtf does that have to do with anything?  uppityperson   Mar-27-11 12:19 AM   #38 
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  - BBC is saying 10 million  mucifer   Mar-27-11 12:17 AM   #32 
  - That's almost funny it's all over twitter nt  flamingdem   Mar-27-11 12:17 AM   #35 
  - BBC International said 10 million  malaise   Mar-27-11 04:12 AM   #123 
  - Editing for incorrect calculations  Paradoxical   Mar-27-11 12:13 AM   #19 
  - Extreme radiation detected at No.2 reactor  Hannah Bell   Mar-27-11 12:14 AM   #24 
  - I have a question about these numbers. My understanding is that becquerels are a unit to measure...  JVS   Mar-27-11 12:17 AM   #33 
     - hell if i know. i'm sure the physicists here at DU will be able to tell you, though.  Hannah Bell   Mar-27-11 12:29 AM   #49 
     - Ha. +1 eom  jtuck004   Mar-27-11 12:33 AM   #53 
        - New joke going around in japan: "It's a miracle! Suddenly all the people have been turned  Hannah Bell   Mar-27-11 01:10 AM   #90 
     - The becquerel is a measure of decays per second.  girl gone mad   Mar-27-11 01:19 AM   #93 
     - thanks  JVS   Mar-27-11 01:23 AM   #95 
        - It could be used to determine the masses.  girl gone mad   Mar-27-11 03:58 AM   #122 
     - Becquerels are units that quantify radiation per second.  Tesha   Mar-27-11 07:46 AM   #127 
     - Bq measures radioactive MATERIAL.  Statistical   Mar-27-11 09:33 AM   #137 
  - That would be 1sv. Just to get the scale right.(nt)  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:16 AM   #30 
  - It's actually more than that. Average is .00657 mSv per day.  Paradoxical   Mar-27-11 12:18 AM   #37 
     - 6sv is not a good thing  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:26 AM   #45 
        - Actually, if I just corrected my calculations correctly, it's 65 Sv per day.  Paradoxical   Mar-27-11 12:28 AM   #48 
           - Well at >20sv instant death is the indicator  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:32 AM   #51 
              - It's about 1 Sv per hour.  Paradoxical   Mar-27-11 12:42 AM   #58 
                 - I think some asshole fucked up the math, but the vultures will tell  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:45 AM   #65 
  - This is the part that concerns me  pokerfan   Mar-27-11 12:24 AM   #41 
  - I can confirm that is what NHK is saying  kristopher   Mar-27-11 12:27 AM   #46 
  - What's a few zeros amongst friends?  SoCalDem   Mar-27-11 12:33 AM   #52 
  - I wish they would just give us the rate (Sv/hour)  pokerfan   Mar-27-11 12:57 AM   #79 
     - Here is the link. they do that to spread fear and stir up shit.. this data is live  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 01:33 AM   #99 
  - BBC has the link and confirms - it is one million  flamingdem   Mar-27-11 12:37 AM   #55 
  - yes, bbc is the ultimate authority. nhk can't be trusted.  Hannah Bell   Mar-27-11 12:41 AM   #57 
  - So I'm a racist or something? nt  flamingdem   Mar-27-11 12:44 AM   #62 
     - whoo boy. how in the hell do you get "racist" from what i posted?  Hannah Bell   Mar-27-11 12:50 AM   #70 
     - It was a ridiculous comment  flamingdem   Mar-27-11 12:58 AM   #80 
     - I don't get the racist part. Thinking it sarcasm instead.  uppityperson   Mar-27-11 12:53 AM   #75 
        - garbage in, garbage out nt  flamingdem   Mar-27-11 12:58 AM   #83 
  - Now how many orders of magnitude are we off here  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:43 AM   #60 
  - Zero CNN news on this for the last TWO HOURS!  flamingdem   Mar-27-11 12:43 AM   #61 
  - Your BBC link says 10 million  Thunderstruck   Mar-27-11 12:45 AM   #64 
     - Oops 10 mill, what's a few million among friends? nt  flamingdem   Mar-27-11 12:48 AM   #67 
        - Just life and death(nt)  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:50 AM   #69 
  - www.mext.go.jp website for the radiation measurements - nhk  kristopher   Mar-27-11 12:39 AM   #56 
  - link fucked, here is tokyo in real time, cheers  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:49 AM   #68 
     - Link works fine  kristopher   Mar-27-11 12:52 AM   #72 
        - I don't speak Japanese.  Paradoxical   Mar-27-11 12:53 AM   #74 
        - button for english on top right - then select area you want to see readings for.  kristopher   Mar-27-11 12:58 AM   #81 
           - Fixed it for you. not time to comitt suicide yet. little shy of 10sv.  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 01:01 AM   #85 
              - "not time to comitt suicide yet."  Forkboy   Mar-27-11 01:08 AM   #88 
                 - So are at 10sv, 1sv, or 100msv, fuck should we all  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 01:11 AM   #91 
                    - No, not all of us should kill ourselves now.  Forkboy   Mar-27-11 01:21 AM   #94 
                       - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-27-11 01:30 AM   #97 
        - Sorry get a screen scrape of a dose there. Cant find one. Sorry my link is so simple in honest  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 12:53 AM   #76 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-27-11 01:00 AM   #84 
  - These new criticalities at Fukushima coming up nearly every day now  Urban Prairie   Mar-27-11 12:57 AM   #78 
  - These people are calling out 6 - 10sv, wait should be short. they will be dead in an hour  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 01:09 AM   #89 
  - Maybe they will be dead or dying...  CoffeeCat   Mar-27-11 01:31 AM   #98 
     - At 10sv they will be dead in an hour. Its basically instant death. I mean unless someone fucked up  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 01:35 AM   #100 
  - Me too. I was enjoying my son's sporting game yesterday, a beautiful day  lostnfound   Mar-27-11 04:29 AM   #124 
  - Al Jazeera English Live is saying 10 MILLION times normal.  Tx4obama   Mar-27-11 01:02 AM   #87 
  - Everything is fine, people!!!  Bluebear   Mar-27-11 02:09 AM   #106 
  - someone had to say it for the 500th time. glad it was you.  Hannah Bell   Mar-27-11 02:14 AM   #108 
     - thank you.  Bluebear   Mar-27-11 03:34 AM   #120 
  - What was said in Japanese, "senmanbai" = 10,000,000  kristopher   Mar-27-11 02:14 AM   #109 
  - Looks like they are in the 1sv range in the plant  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 02:17 AM   #111 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-27-11 02:22 AM   #113 
  - Le Monde says 10 million times normal, too.  enuegii   Mar-27-11 02:17 AM   #110 
  - That means 1sv. While not as scary as 1 /10 BILLION (austin powers)  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 02:20 AM   #112 
  - We need Data  Saboburns   Mar-27-11 02:47 AM   #114 
  - The air at unit 2 was measured at 1 sv/ hour  thewiseguy   Mar-27-11 02:50 AM   #115 
  - Are you saying that the Japanese version of PBS is trying to cause panic?  kristopher   Mar-27-11 03:00 AM   #118 
     - Yes. They fucked up their math. But hey, its only life and death,  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 10:43 AM   #144 
  - "Tepco .... failed to notify workers..."  bread_and_roses   Mar-27-11 06:59 AM   #125 
  - Looks like the poster you are all beating on was right that the reading was wrong.  Bonobo   Mar-27-11 07:48 AM   #128 
  - +1...nt  SidDithers   Mar-27-11 09:05 AM   #133 
  - Bonobo, we weren't "beating on" it for what it was saying but how it said it  uppityperson   Mar-27-11 11:31 AM   #151 
  - CALM DOWN  trud   Mar-27-11 08:39 AM   #130 
  - 20/20 hindsight is a beautiful thing.  Webster Green   Mar-27-11 10:29 AM   #141 
     - I posted this was bullshit the SECOND it was lobbed out there.  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 10:41 AM   #143 
        - Yes, you did. I have to give you that.  Webster Green   Mar-27-11 10:50 AM   #146 
           - I just hope they get this shut down soon  BrookBrew   Mar-27-11 10:57 AM   #147 
              - I went to bed pretty freaked out.  Webster Green   Mar-27-11 11:05 AM   #148 
  - Unrec for inaccurate information...  SidDithers   Mar-27-11 09:21 AM   #135 
  - Un-Rec This is wrong.  Quixote1818   Mar-27-11 09:37 AM   #138 
  - This info has been found out to be wrong but it was ALL over the  mucifer   Mar-27-11 09:45 AM   #139 
  - And that was no accident.  Codeine   Mar-27-11 10:44 AM   #145 
  - STOP RECCING THIS POST! STOP RECCING THIS POST! STOP RECCING THIS POST!  Thunderstruck   Mar-27-11 11:39 AM   #152 
  - You could click alert and ask mods to lock since info is now wrong.  uppityperson   Mar-27-11 12:13 PM   #154 
  - Why do I have a feeling that this is the most recent situation, and not the last? n/t  Corruption Winz   Mar-27-11 01:34 PM   #156 
  - Locking  cbayer   Mar-27-11 01:48 PM   #157 
 

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