Japanese government considers raising accident level to 6 from 5 after nuclear meltdowns and plutonium leaks confirmed.
So we have, at least -
1 Fuel pod exposed to air
Hydrogen gas explosions
So, let's ignore the crisis and refrain from using such emotional terms as "disaster." Not.
Dr. Kaku warns of "permanent dead-zones in Japan." That's obviously going to be the case around the nuclear plants for the near economic future. Question is whether it will eventually be safe enough even for the Mammoths those Japanese scientists are supposed to be bringing back.