Jellyfish Contribute to Reactor Shutdown

Jellyfish Contribute to Reactor Shutdown

Early this week operators at a Sweden nuclear power plant reported that a swarm of Aurelia aurita, or moon jellyfish, have invaded reactor number three, Sweden’s largest nuclear reactor, causing the reactor to be shut down.  This particular reactor powers five percent of Oskarshamn, Sweden’s electricity.  Because of the filters the jellyfish are not able […]

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