Stuff You Should Know


Society & Culture

Chart Positions

Top 200 4
Society & Culture 3

How do landfills work? How do mosquitos work? Join Josh and Chuck as they explore the Stuff You Should Know about everything from genes to the Galapagos in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

How a Nuclear Meltdown Works

March 22nd, 2011

Episode 312 of 1050 episodes

The recent disaster in Japan has caused massive damage and killed thousands -- but that's not all: The Fukushima nuclear plant may possibly be on the verge of a meltdown. Tune in to learn how meltdowns work, and what a meltdown would mean for Japan.

Featured Podcast