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Digital Cameras and Nuclear Meltdown

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Digital camera tip of the day: don’t bring them into a nuclear reactor

An emergency shutdown of a reactor at the Indian Point nuclear power plant was caused by signals from a worker’s digital camera, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

Federal regulators said radio frequencies from a camera too close to a control panel interfered with a boiler pump that provides water to four steam generators, The Journal News reported on its Web site.

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