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  Nuclear meltdown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A nuclear meltdown occurs when the core of a nuclear reactor melts, and is generally considered a serious nuclear accident.
Fast breeder reactors are more susceptible to meltdown than other reactor types, due to the larger quantity of fissile material and the higher neutron flux inside the reactor core, which makes it more difficult to control the reaction.
A nuclear meltdown is also colloquially known as the China syndrome, from the humorously exaggerated notion that molten reactor material would burrow from the United States through the center of the earth and emerge in China, as popularized by the 1979 film, The China Syndrome.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nuclear_meltdown   (1437 words)

 Meltdown Yellow - index page - Free MP3 downloads, CDs, Bio Info, Tour Dates, Lyrics and More!"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Meltdown Yellow’s music is best described as high energy, hard-hitting guitar rock with melodies that stay with everyone who listens, and a punchy rhythmic drive that is danceable and intimidating at the same time.
Meltdown Yellow began with the longtime guitar and bass combination of Chris Williams and Jeremy Harper.
Meltdown Yellow’s music enjoys heavy rotation on 88.1 WKNC, and is aired on several other radio stations including 96.1 WBBB (96 Rock) and 1090 AM WBZB.
meltdownyellow.iuma.com   (301 words)

 ARCHI Roster: Meltdown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Every Meltdown show started with the same introduction (which is also the first track on this LP, as well as the out-of-print 7")--a jabbing song which screams and yelps the sole word "Meltdown." The track was a challenge (some might say threat)--one that often left the room emptier by its end.
In terms of punk, it is as simple as the snatching away of rock from FM radio and the arena in the 1970's by countless bands, and the subsequent re-invention whenever things fell back into stagnancy.
The especially encouraging part is the depth of understanding of Meltdown's process and meaning, and suggests that the need for such a posthumous release might be stronger than any time before--that people may be more ready and more in need of an all female band creating these thoughtful and memorable outsider songs.
www.archigramophone.com /meltdown.html   (700 words)

The RSS estimates that a reactor meltdown may be expected about once every 20,000 years of reactor operation; that is, if there were 100 reactors, there would be a meltdown once in 200 years.
In 1 out of 5 meltdowns there would be over 1,000 deaths, in 1 out of 100 there would be over 10,000 deaths, and in 1 out of 100,000 meltdowns, we would approach 50,000 deaths (the number we get each year from motor vehicle accidents).
In most meltdowns, the cost would be less than $50 million (all costs are in 1975 dollars); in 1 out of 10 meltdowns, it would exceed $300 million; in 1 out of 100 meltdowns, it would exceed $2 billion; and once in 10,000 meltdowns, it would be as much as $15 billion.
www.phyast.pitt.edu /~blc/book/chapter6.html   (12875 words)

 Granny Vinnie Reviews Meltdown for the Atari 7800
Meltdown was a game I owned for awhile, but never could play until I located an Atari Light Gun from somewhere in the world.
Meltdown looks similar to the 2600 title Reactor, which was a great/strange game in it's own right.
I feel like Meltdown is a great game deep down inside, but it was abused as a child and it never fully developed properly.
www.flipsiderunner.com /7800/meltdownr.html   (1248 words)

 Meltdown 2004 Album   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
as a one-way devolution, a cultural meltdown that moves...
of the nineties the rave scene was facing meltdown.
Meltdown is an album by Ash, which was released on June 29, 2004 through Infectious Records.
www.wikiverse.org /meltdown-2004-album   (243 words)

 Nick Land-Meltdown
Meltdown: planetary china-syndrome, dissolution of the biosphere into the technosphere, terminal speculative bubble crisis, ultravirus, and revolution stripped of all christian-socialist eschatology (down to its burn-core of crashed security).
Hyper-fluid capital deterritorializing to the planetary level divests the first world of geographic privilege; resulting in Euro-American neo-mercantilist panic reactions, welfare state deterioration, cancerizing enclaves of domestic underdevelopment, political collapse, and the release of cultural toxins that speed-up the process of disintegration in a vicious circle.
The meltdown of metropolitan education systems in the near future is accompanied by a quasi-punctual bottom-up takeover of academic institutions, precipitating their mutation into amnesiac cataspace-exploration zones and bases manufacturing cyberian soft-weaponry.
www.ccru.net /swarm1/1_melt.htm   (3062 words)

 Nuclear meltdown : Meltdown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Although pressurized water reactors are susceptible to nuclear meltdown in the absence of active safety measures, this isn't a universal feature of civilian nuclear reactors, and much of the research in civilian nuclear reactors are for designs with passive safety features[?] that would be much less susceptible to meltdown even if all emergency systems failed.
Fast breeder reactors are more susceptible to meltdown than other reactor types, due to the larger quantity of fissile material and the higher neutron flux inside the reactor core, which makes it relatively more difficult to control the reaction.
The only known large scale nuclear meltdown at a civilian nuclear power plant was at Chernobyl, Ukraine, in 1986, although there have been several partial core meltdowns, including accidents at:
www.termsdefined.net /me/meltdown.html   (470 words)

 Ash: Meltdown (2005): Reviews
“Meltdown” is a sturdy, well-written and (perpetually adolescent lyrics aside) mature addition to Ash’s enduring and near-essential canon – ample reward for ten years’ loyal support.
Meltdown is easily Ash's best album since 1977; this is the sound of a band becoming interesting again.
Ultimately, Meltdown isn’t as dramatic a failure as its title seems to be begging me to pronounce it--in fact it isn’t really a failure at all.
www.metacritic.com /music/artists/ash/meltdown   (381 words)

 IGN: Meltdown Review
March 23, 2005 - Some minds hold that Ash is on the verge of supplanting Blur as the quintessential paragons of modern Britpop, and it's not hard to imagine why.
Meltdown is the latest in a long line of crisp, full-bodied melodic festivals, and it's every bit as good as you'd hoped it would be.
Listening to Meltdown is nothing short of a fully engaging experience.
music.ign.com /articles/598/598289p1.html   (303 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Meltdown at Madame Tussaud's - A national disgrace Celebrities, statesmen, histories elite They're dripping in the hallways, they're starting to secrete They're pouring out the pores, they're shrinking on the spot.
Meltdown at Madame Tussaud's - A rock and roll hotel Meltdown at Madame Tussaud's - They're blending very well.
Meltdown at Madame Tussaud's - A national disgrace Down in the dungeon, the Chamber of Horrors, Look at all the criminals, soften to the cores.
www.praise-worship.net /christian/T/Steve_Taylor/meltdown.txt   (477 words)

 WildPalm : 9200 Software : MeltDown
Intelligence reports have uncovered the positions of enemy nuclear power stations which are vital to the enemy supply lines.
Infiltrate each of the power stations, steal the stored nuclear energy capsules, and attempt to destroy the power station by attacking the central reactor.
This is normal, and you should press OK to continue the installation.
www.wildpalm.co.uk /MeltDown9200.html   (162 words)

 meltdown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
He is behind the legendary Spin 1/2 raves in early 90´s and he hosted meltdown's Detroit/Chicago related - Moowy Groowy -project in 1996.
Before meltdown he was active in 7th Sense, a party group which organized underground parties in Finland in the beginning of the 90's.
Ever since the first Meltdown raves he has been playing mostly at own parties but also as a guest Dj.
meltdown.bombsquad.org /artists.html   (1136 words)

 Deterioration of CANDU Feeder Pipes
In such circumstances, of course, the probability of a core meltdown is much greater than would normally be anticipated.
This estimate is based on failure rates in the high pressure piping of the primary heat transport system being 10 times higher than has been assumed, and also on the fact that the availability of the Pickering ECCS has been demonstrated to be 10 times lower than postulated by the designers.
If the Ontario Royal Commission is right in its probability estimates, the chance of a core meltdown in a single CANDU during its 30-year lifetime could be about 1 in 66 -- even without the thinning of the walls of the feeder pipes.
www.ccnr.org /feeder_pipes.html   (1512 words)

 Meltdown.com:: Weight problems - Hair loss - PMS - Infertility - Bad Biochemistry - Medical Worries
We are here to help you solve your health problems.
Meltdown!'s program is based on a customized scientific lab test called a TMA.
The results of your TMA become your Owner's Manual for your body.
www.meltdown.com   (311 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Music: Meltdown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Best of all, though, is drummer Rick McMurray, who sounds like he's grown an extra set of arms since recording their last album--the rocking "Clones" would be half the song without his relentless beats.
There are no real surprises in store for the fan, with the same recipe being applied to 11 songs, but for those fans who just jumped on the band wagon with the Free All Angels, it may seem a bit darker and sinister, as this is certainly not as commercially accessible as the last album.
However, I thought that only a handful of songs on Meltdown were worthy of the admiration I had for them.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0001Z2R4Q   (1220 words)

 Jet Li - Meltdown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
From this point on, Meltdown (also known as High Risk) turns into a Hong Kong version of Die Hard, with terrorists taking over a skyscraper in order to steal valuable jewels, as well as a couple of young lovers, a villainous kung fu master who wants to challenge Frankie, and a hip-hop soundtrack.
Meltdown is a delirious romp, crammed with as much low comedy and high-powered action as three Hollywood flicks.
Despite (or partly because of) some clumsy special effects, logical absurdities, and cheesy plot developments, the movie is hugely entertaining, and Jet Li is in fine charismatic form.
www.jet-li.com /meltdown   (148 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Music: Meltdown [Limited Edition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
As soon i put it in to the opening of the title-track,a more heavier rhythm section was there, the guitars were turned up and Tim Wheeler and Charlotte Hatherley's voices were on form.
Meltdown suffers from over-production just like nu-clear sounds, feels too guitar noisy, heavy, pedantic and complicated, lyrical stupid, new fans looking for a heavy rock and even metallic ones will dig it, but not me, this is one step back for what I consider the true succesors of the Smashing Pumpkins.
Skip the limited version, live acting is not this band strenght, tough you will have a nice packaging, 2 cds, a booklet and a cutboard for doing some graffity or paint your room (Only if you have less than 18 years) I guess.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00021LPOC   (977 words)

 MELTdown 2003 Summer LAN Party - Montreal QC - News
The winners of the CS tournament will be awarded with a cash prize (which is currently set to a bare minimum of $500) as well as other various goodies.
We are currently seeking talent to fill in a few positions here at the MELTdown.
The MELTdown LAN was originaly founded by some of leaders of a CS clan called S.N.O.W. (Super Nerds Own the World).
www.meltdown.ca /lan_party_2003/news.php?lg=en   (763 words)

 David Bowie Appointed Director of Meltdown 2002 (NY Rock)
Bowie is the tenth artist to curate Meltdown, Britain's cutting-edge festival, since its inception in 1993.
Known for its eclectic programs of rock, classical and contemporary music, film, theatre and exhibitions, Meltdown each year offers a guest director the chance to produce his or her own fantasy festival, mixing artists and art forms, reflecting their own passions and interests.
Previous Meltdown Directors are Robert Wyatt (2001), Scott Walker (2000), Nick Cave (1999), John Peel (1998), Laurie Anderson (1997), Magnus Lindberg (1996), Elvis Costello (1995), Louis Andriesson (1994) and George Benjamin (1993).
www.nyrock.com /worldbeat/02_2002/021202.asp   (410 words)

 Urban Dictionary: meltdown
Jimmy had a meltdown over the last piece of pizza.
I became overwhelmed and went into meltdown." --If meltdown happens to you or someone you know, just remember; It's not the nicest thing, but it happens.
John made a meltdown and people laughed at his yellow pants.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=meltdown   (196 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Meltdown [ENHANCED] [LIMITED EDITION]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Meltdown was supposed to be released here in the US months and months ago.
Meltdown isn't anywhere near as pop-friendly as that record.
But the centerpiece of Meltdown remains "Orpheus", a song that masterfully blends Ash's pop knowhow with their thunderous guitar attack.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0007LXP1I?v=glance   (1354 words)

 NME.COM - News - THE KINGS OF NEW YORK!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The band reformed at the special request of Morrissey, who is a lifelong fan of the group.
However, the line-up that appeared at the London Royal Festival Hall (June 16) was augmented with a number of session musicians.
Meltdown festival - we also have an exclusive Morrissey[/url] gallery, classic Smiths[/url] reviews from the NME archive, and much, much more.
www.nme.com /news/108865.htm   (489 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Meltdown [IMPORT]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
A lot of Meltdown suffers from vocals that sound too strained, too tinny, or too far away from the microphone to deliver the emotional punch the songs require.
In spite of the above, Meltdown is a good album that displays their able strengths and charts some interesting developments as a unit.
Once posed for Calvin Klein clothing, Tim Wheeler and his gang are kicking the world once again with their seventh studio album, with two solid openers, `Meltdown' and `Orpheus', concentrating much on the distortion of the lead guitars, the deepness of the bass, and the richness of the drums.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0001Z2R4Q?v=glance   (2140 words)

 NME.COM - News - MELTDOWN DETAILS REVEALED   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Meltdown takes place annually and started life as a classical event.
Each year a prominent or influential member the music world is approached to curate, and as time has progressed the festival has become more rock orientated.
Curating Meltdown is a great opportunity for me to acknowledge some of the music and words that have excited me over the years.
www.nme.com /news/107698.htm   (212 words)

 New Scientist Breaking News - Greenland ice cap 'doomed to meltdown'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Jonathan Gregory, a climatologist at the University of Reading, UK, says global warming could start runaway melting on Greenland within 50 years, and it will "probably be irreversible this side of a new ice age".
The only good news is that it a total meltdown is likely to take at least 1000 years.
NASA scientist Bill Krabill estimates that Greenland may already be losing ice at the rate of about 50 cubic kilometres a year.
www.newscientist.com /news/news.jsp?id=ns99994864   (528 words)

I found out from my TMA what my body was deficient in, what it had too much of and what it needed.
I've tried most of the popular diets and eating plans and none of them have worked for me. The Meltdown system works because you get exactly what your body and your metabolism needs.
I never realized how good I was feeling on the Meltdown plan until I started feeling bad again when I ignored the eating plan.
www.meltdown.com /testimonials.htm   (522 words)

None of these reasons make it easy for parents and teachers to stand by and watch a meltdown if it is "violent'.
The thing is not to punish the autistic for having the meltdown.
Like Lovaas did when he hit a girl because she was banging her head on a piece of furniture*.
www.geocities.com /autistry/meltdown.html   (344 words)

 Flowmotion Summer Meltdown Festival
We are continuing to move forward with the permit process and plan to be back in full force next year.
The Meltdown is growing fast, and cooperation from county officials, law enforcement and the surrounding community is very important to us.
It has not been an easy one to make, but we do feel it is the right one, and that it will make all the difference in ensuring the future of Meltdown.
www.flowmotion.net /meltdown.html   (266 words)

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