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Contamination outlook in Japan

Dear Reader,

My earlier statements that suggested that the majority of the medium term contamination problem in Japan would be due to cesium have been confirmed. The cesium is a greater problem than things like strontium and plutonium because these two elements are so much less volatile. It is also of note that lack of ruthenium-103 suggests to me that very little of the reactor fuel was exposed to the oxygen of the air during the worst phases of the accident.

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