i wanted to share some information about the issues surrounding the nuclear reactors in japan since the massive earthquake and tsunami hit last week.
you can read an informative article by maggie koerth-baker: nuclear energy 101.
or watch below as the professor from the periodic table of videos sits down to have a chat about what's going on inside the nuclear reactors in japan:
here's another video that really shows in the strength of flowing water. its amazing how quickly the volume increases. (thanks to commenter kevin for the public link!)