I certainly see this all as very serious. Right now I have to decide whether to go to Japan or not. Normally it would have been so easy ... but I have been procrastinating ... but will probably go. I used to be a radiographer (1980s). I got out after Chernobyl woke me up. But, I have to say, I have learned more about radiation over the last two years than I knew when I was working in the industry... chilling
- is certainly the right word.