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Nuclear Reactor

South Korean passengers walk past a TV reporting an explosion and feared meltdown of Japan's Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant after a massive quake, at a railway station in Seoul on March 16, 2011. South Korea said it plans to send an emergency shipment of cooling material to Japan to help control its quake-damaged nuclear reactors. (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Could Japan’s Radiation Make It Here?

Japanese nuclear reactors are continuing to leak radiation. In fact, radiation has been detected as far out as 100 to 200 miles out to sea from Japan. Can that radiation make it to the United States?

03/15/2011

Dr. Jeff King talks with CBS4's Paul Day (credit: CBS)

Colorado Nuclear Expert: Limited Risk From Japanese Reactor Problems

A nuclear energy expert in Colorado believes a full meltdown is unlikely at any of the troubled reactors in Japan’s hard-hit quake zone.

03/14/2011