How long could you swim in a spent nuclear fuel pool?

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An interesting science blog post here on What if?, via Chron

What if I took a swim in a typical spent nuclear fuel pool? Would I need to dive to actually experience a fatal amount of radiation? How long could I stay safely at the surface?

Read it to the bottom, there’s a cheeky joke hidden there :-)

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