Wave of jellyfish clogs up Swedish nuclear reactor, shuts it down

Jellyfish

In this May 22, 2008 file photo, an exterior view of the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant in Oskarshamn, southeastern Sweden. Officials at OKG, which runs the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant in southeastern Sweden, say they had to shut down reactor three on Sunday after tons of jellyfish clogged up pipes bringing cooling water to the plant.     It wasn’t a tsunami but it had the same effect: A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world’s largest nuclear reactors to shut down — a phenomenon that marine biologists say could become more common.…MORE

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