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  •  What is a few degrees? (3+ / 0-)
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    During the interruption of cooling, temperature of the pool increased a few degrees, but the pool was never in danger of boiling.

    It would be helpful to know how much the temperature increased in the approximately 90 minutes that the power was out.  If it was only two or three degrees, then that would help re-assure people.  Shouldn't the record of the temperatures of the spent-fuel pool be easily available to them?

    •  It would be. Apparently the water in 4 Unit (0+ / 0-)

      temporary spent fuel pond never boiled off. I haven't read the speculative reports on why this was.

      Dr. Isaac Asimov: "The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny ...'"

      by davidwalters on Thu Jun 16, 2011 at 10:32:42 AM PDT

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