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The China Syndrome.

I've researched it and gained a pretty good amount of information, but I thought it would be a good idea to pop this topic of conversation into some of the smarter communities on LJ. :-) Any information, stories, random pieces of trivia, links, etc that you have about The China Syndrome and the physics involved in it would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance!
-Wido

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In case anyone has questions.
Main Entry: China syndrome
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: a hypothetical sequence of events following a nuclear reactor meltdown, in which the core melts through its container and deep into the earth
Etymology: from China's being on the opposite side of the earth from a U.S. nuclear reactor

Hypothetically, the core would go *all the way thru the Earth* to China - only it cannot so it is is forced back up out of the Earth. A nuclear explosion, causing death and mutations of a *large* amount of land (and the people inhabiting it).
> events like chernobyl, 3 mile island (almost)
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