The Fearsome Reactor Meltdown Accident

  • Bernard L. Cohen


“Meltdown” has become a household word, referring to an accident that has never occurred, a largescale melting of the fuel in a nuclear power reactor. The media frequently refer to it as “the ultimate disaster,” and many people envision it to be accompanied by stacks of dead bodies and a devastated landscape, much like the aftermath of a nuclear bomb attack.


Nuclear Accident Pressurize Water Reactor Nuclear Regulatory Commission Boiling Water Reactor Nuclear Power Reactor 
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