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Rachel Maddow

What is spent nuclear fuel?

Rachel Maddow explains the process of dealing with spent nuclear reactor fuel rods and the dangers inherent in their storage. Frank Von Hippel, nuclear physicist and co-director of the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University, discusses the perilous situation in Japan.


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