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Nezha Prime
“Well it actually surprisingly simple”
☢ ''Vnimaniye, vnimaniye." ☢
Rahal Pathirana
Answer me if I am right. The animation is amazing right. Even if you see this in 2 years or so.
I don't watch cartoons
Stems Andseeds
Nuclear power is domestic terrorism from the elites. There's no place for the spent fuel so it gets thrown in the oceans for about 48 years, roughly 1 million m^3 of waste barrels and old reactors. Then the population experiences health problems which the pharmaceutical companies profit from. The power plants blow up and millions are lives are lost but nothing is heard in the media because we all know how nuclear is too cheap to meter and carbon free. Then we dump it in the ground because the ground is so much safer. In the end everyone dies of the lies the industry keeps telling. You won't hear about it in the news. We have this show COPs where people with mullets get arrested for minuscule things like drugs but we allow terrorist control to nuclear industry which should of never existed in the first place if you can't do anything with the fuel. People worried about being attacked by aliens are crazy.
Your info is wrong you poopy heads *Dabs Aggressively*
Kristos Kotaras
Jorden Walter
Actually we do have nuclear powered cars electric cars
Alex H
Hey the channels name CHANGED I think!!! Uclear power is hard to keep cool or else...💥
So, the problem is not the nuclear energy, but the old and the cheap thechnology of the reactors...
I think nuclear energy should make a come back. The nuclear industry does not deserve a black eye.

1st: Three mile island was part of the new atomic age (1979) so everyone didn’t 100% understand how it worked or what could go wrong. It’s 2019 so we have better technology to understand the nuclear industry so now something
as small as a stuck P.O.V valve can be detected.

2nd: Chernobyl was caused by complete ignorance and by the lack of guidelines. The operators pushed the reactor past its limits and they also cut off the reactors shutdown systems. If the NRC stepped in and set certain guidelines for everyone that would’ve of happened so I’ll give the nuclear haters that one.

3rd: Fukushima was unpreventable. The nuclear plant like everyone else had no awareness of a incoming earthquake. After the earth quake hit they followed procedures like normal by shutting down the plant. Keep in mind they were doing this with back up generators. They were most of the way shut down when the tsunami hit. The tsunami flooded the diesel generators and then all power was lost. At that point their was nothing that anyone could really do. All this was due to Mother Nature.
killing earth
Lol wind power is killing out birds so dunno if its very friendly, here in Sweden there whipping out bird species..
Adrian Cornac
Why not go to Chernobyl and harvest their GIGAmounts of nuclear energy? It lasted a long time,so probably it will be forever,right? Right guys?? Hello? Where's everybody? *oh right,they all died of fallout*
why and how is neutron bombarded into nueclues as neutron are chargeless and cant break up the nucleus
Luis Miguel Garrido Genesta
april 2019?
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