• The Last Days: Where Is The World Headed?

    The Last Days: Where Is The World Headed?

    For many people the 9.0 earthquake in Japan, the ensuing Tsunami, Nuclear Meltdown and spread of radioactive debris across the atmosphere, teamed with the Arab uprising in several countries, has caused a great pause in our questions for tomorrow.

    What is coming next? Where is all this leading? What does the Bible have to say about these events and are they an indication that we are living in the Last Days?

    In the last part of Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus began to explain what the conditions of the world would be like in the final days.

    Matthew 24:3-8 Now as He sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be? And what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?” And Jesus answered and said to them: “Take heed that no one deceives you. For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and will deceive many. And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places. All these are the beginning of sorrows.”

    The disciples wanted to know when the last days would arrive and what would be the signs of Jesus’ return.

    Jesus said:

    The last days would be characterized by a great time of Deception.
    Many will come and claim to be the Christ.
    There will be many wars and rumors of wars.
    There will be Famines, Pestilences, and Earthquakes in various places.

  • Is the United States in Danger of Japan’s Nuclear Fallout?

    Is the United States in Danger of Japan’s Nuclear Fallout?

    With four of Japan’s nuclear reactors in different stages of “Meltdown”, concerns are increasing over the possibility of the nuclear material from one of these reactors reaching the United States.
    A normal part of the west to east flow of air across the earth, moves anything in the atmosphere, across the Pacific ocean and to the United States.

    Any nuclear material making it’s way into the 30,000 foot range of the upper atmosphere is a candidate to be swept across the Pacific ocean in just four days.

    Once the fuel rods that contain radioactive Plutonium and Uranium begin to melt within the inner six inch thick stainless steel vessel, tremendous amounts of nuclear material are released into the air surrounding the nuclear plant.

    Current air currents indicate that any air over Japan will come to the United States within days. It is for certain that nuclear monitoring stations on the west coast of the United States will be closely monitoring the atmosphere for any nuclear particles.

  • Nuclear Meltdown, Rob Robinson

    Posted on March 14th, 2011

    Written by Rob Robinson

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    What Does “Nuclear Meltdown” Mean?

    What Does “Nuclear Meltdown” Mean?

    There has been a lot of confusion over the term “Nuclear Meltdown” as it has been applied to the two reactors that are in apparent meltdown in Japan.

    It is important to understand that the Nuclear Reactors in Japan are different from the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant in Russia that did not have a solid stainless steel vessel covering the reactor. At Chernobyl, only a concrete containment building covered the entire structure of the reactor. When the Hydrogen gas built up and exploded, it destroyed the only containment structure that Chernobyl had to keep nuclear material from being dispersed into the atmosphere and surrounding area.

    At all of the Nuclear Facilities in Japan, there is within the concrete containment building, a secondary protective device that is over the reactor core. This vessel is made from solid stainless steel, over 6 inches thick. It is within this vessel that the current meltdown of the fuel rods containing Uranium and Plutonium beads, are occurring.

    What we have seen in the two explosions of the containment buildings at the Fukushima Power Station in Japan are only the outer structure, not the inner vessel.

  • Earthquakes, Natural Dissasters, Nuclear Meltdown, Rob Robinson, Tsunami's

    Posted on March 13th, 2011

    Written by Rob Robinson

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    Second Explosion From Japanese Nuclear Plant

    Second Explosion From Japanese Nuclear Plant

    A second Hydrogen explosion has happened at Unit 3 of Fukushima Dai-ichi plant in northern Japan. Similar to Unit 1 at the same location, this new explosion is likely to have been cause by the same set of circumstances.

    Although the core of the Nuclear material is encased in a pill shaped structure made from 6 inch thick stainless steel, the explosion occurred inside the concrete containment building that surrounds the pill shaped Nuclear Vessel.

    The cause of the Hydrogen gas inside the concrete containment building comes from the Zirconium Alloy that lines the fuel rod assemblies. As the heat builds up inside the Nuclear Vessel, at about 4,000 degrees the Zirconium lining begins to melt. As this melting metal makes contact with the coolant in the Vessel the steam generated consists of Hydrogen gas that is highly combustible.

  • Natural Dissasters, Nuclear Meltdown, Rob Robinson, Science

    Posted on March 13th, 2011

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    Anatomy of Japan’s Nuclear Plant Meltdown

    Anatomy of Japan’s Nuclear Plant Meltdown

    In the 1979 movie “The China Syndrome” a nuclear reactor experiences a meltdown of it’s core.

    In this hypothetical scenario, nuclear material located within a containment building reaches a temperature beyond a manageable capacity. As the temperatures increase, the reactor melts and burns through the foundation of the power plant and into the crust of the earth.

    The idea behind the term “China Syndrome” is that once the nuclear material generates heat beyond 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit, it could continue to burn itself all the way through the earth, to the other side of the planet, stopping at China.

    The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan has 6 “Boiling Water” reactors that were completed in the late 70′s. In fact, the plant that has reached a critical place of possible meltdown was designed by the United States.