How a Reactor Shuts Down and What Happens in a Meltdown

Matthew Ericson, Xaquin G.V., Dylan McClain, Tomoeh Murakami-Tse, Graham Roberts, Archie Tse, Joe War, The New York Times

This page from the New York Times contains two sets of interactive visuals. The first illustrates the loss of cooling at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant. The second visual portrays a possible series of events that caused explosions at the power plant.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Nuclear Energy
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Images/Illustrations
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science