Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Know Nukes

The last two nights, Rachel Maddow provided an essential primer on how nuclear reactors work, what happens when they don't, and the status of  the damaged reactors in Japan.  This is all so frightening and disturbing, but as Maddow said, it if far less upsetting to understand what is going on than not to understand it.

Here's the clip from Monday:

And here's the clip from last night's show, which focused more on the dangers of the spent nuclear reactor rods:


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