YES!albatrosv13 wrote:''so trying it shut down too late might not be enough to prevent overheating and explosion ... a big one.''
So... do we have an example anywhere in history for that? I mean, explosion.
In Chernobyl (Ukraine/USSR) it was a stress test with disabled safety systems (no circuits)) to find out how much power can reactor gain at the very maximum.
Aftermath is well-known all over the world.