This is a bit worrying without seeing more data. We’ve been told that back in March the power authority found a

neutron beam measured about 1.5 kilometers southwest of the plant’s No. 1 and 2 reactors over three days

but that what they found

is equivalent to 0.01 to 0.02 microsieverts per hour and that this is not a dangerous level

Remember the neutron bomb, which was devised to kill people, but not harm property? The LATimes reported last year how

Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev called the neutron bomb the ultimate capitalist weapon, built “to kill a man in such a way that his suit will not be stained with blood, in order to appropriate the suit.”

If neutrons were detected 1.5 kilometers from the plant, what about closer in? Could it be harmful, or is this neutron flux mainly indicative of a container breach, as some are saying? How are neutron detectors being deployed, and what else are they showing? Lots of questions.


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