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Friday, July 1, 2011

Jellyfish 1, Scottish Nuclear Power Plant 0 : Discovery News


"A swarm of jellyfish has caused the closure of two reactors at a nuclear power plant in Scotland. The plant, at Torness, uses seawater as a coolant; but the jellyfish clogged filters in the intake pipes, prompting operators to shut down the reactors until the filters could be cleared."