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How Nuclear Reactors Work

March 28, 201145 min
The disasters in Japan severely damaged the Fukushima nuclear power plant. In this episode, Chris and Jonathan break down the tech behind nuclear reactors. Tune in to learn more about nuclear power -- and why preventing meltdowns is so important.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit