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Japan

Submission + - Endoscopic Exam of Fukushima Reactor (smh.com.au)

mdsolar writes: ""Radiation-blurred images taken inside one of Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear reactors show steam, unidentified parts and rusty metal surfaces scarred by 10 months of exposure to heat and humidity.

The photos — the first inside-look since the disaster — showed none of the reactor's melted fuel or its cooling water but confirmed stable temperatures and showed no major ruptures caused by the earthquake last March, said Junichi Matsumoto, spokesman for plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company."

A video is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3Vdiwg6c5o

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Endoscopic Exam of Fukushima Reactor

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