The Corner

Partial Meltdown Underway?

Reports from Japanese officials now that although it can’t be directly observed, it is “highly likely” that fuel rods in three of the reactors at Fukushima are melting. 

Chances of a full-scale meltdown — uranium pellets breaching the containment vessel — are still remote. The New York Times has a great infographic breaking it down. 

Daniel Foster — Daniel Foster is a former news editor of National Review Online.

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