What’s happening inside Japan`s N-reactors?
Japan`s biggest earthquake has knocked out back-up cooling at several stricken reactors.
Tokyo: A third blast on Tuesday rocked the quake-stricken nuclear plant in Japan where authorities have been working desperately to avert a meltdown.
Japan`s biggest recorded earthquake has knocked out back-up cooling at several stricken reactors at a nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture north of Tokyo, causing a build-up of heat and pressure.
What is happening now in the core of the nuclear reactors?
Normally that heat is removed by coolant pumps whose back-up power supply was knocked out by the earthquake, tsunami or both at the Fukushima plant.