12 Apr '11, 3am

Japan may raise severity of nuclear crisis to top level - Kyodo - Yahoo!

Joseph, where did you get the information on '1 million cancer death'? Please let me know. From what I know is uncountable. Sin, the Japanese could not just shut down the nuclear plant because these radioactivity materials unlike electrical powered machines whereby you can just 'on' or 'off'. Radioactivity material is matter that consists of a number of simple substances called elements, which, as mixture and compounds, form all material present on earth. These elements (mainly atoms) are not completely stable, they change spontaneously into atoms of other elements, at the same time emitting ener---- in the form of radiation. This spontaneous process is known as radioactivity and elements showing this property are said to be radioactive. Radiations emitted by these radioactive materials can cause electrical effects known as ionization, and for this reason, the radiations a...

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