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Fukushima Radiation Highest Ever, Exceeding Capacity of Measuring Device

Things are - literally - heating up again at Fukushima: Tepco Says Highest Radiation Yet Is Detected at Fukushima Dai-Ichi 10+ sieverts per hour means there is direct exposure to fuel rods or spent fuel ponds: Australia’s former top radiation official Tepco: Ultra-high radiation levels may be from melted fuel that leaked out of containment vessel Paper: TEPCO needs to check if high radiation doses are “spreading elsewhere” — Two more spots appear to be above 10 sieverts per hour, but no plans to actually take measurements New indoor radiation dose record at Fukushima ... May be higher as it exceeded capacity of measuring device New York Times: Fatal Radiation Level Found at Fukushima — “Exceeded” 10 sieverts per hour, measuring device was maxed out Experts: Melt-through scenario means even higher radiation readings to come — Likely many more reports of deadly radiation in future Tokyo U. nuke expert: Radioactive substances may have “poured” into pipe during explosion — Levels could also be extremely high outside Reactors No. 3 and 4 Asahi: Latest detection of such high radiation levels is evidence that radioactive material spewed from Fukushima at much higher levels than previously believed In related news from Japan:

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