Atlanta Skeptics Message Board › New Meetup: May Skeptics in the Pub: The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and its
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Announcing a new Meetup for Atlanta Skeptics!
What: May Skeptics in the Pub: The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and its implications
When: Saturday, May 14, 2011 7:00 PM
Where: Manuels Tavern
602 N. Highland Ave
Atlanta, GA 30307
Why: May's Skeptics in the pub is a week early this month because of conflicts.
Jennifer Henning has a BSE in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan and works for a consulting firm in the nuclear power industry. Her job is to design various process and mechanical systems in nuclear power plants, including cooling water and feedwater systems which feed the reactor vessel.
Jennifer is going to help separate fact vs. speculation over what's been going on in Japan, discuss what the US nuclear industry response has been (as far as what actions the plants here are taking to make sure they are safe), and discuss the real implications of the different levels of radiation with regards to the Fukushima disaster.
If you have specific questions for Jennifer, feel free to post them on the meetup discussion ahead of time too!
Check it out!