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Chernobyl Study Reveals Potential Future Dangers

Almost 30 years ago, an unprecedented disaster struck in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, then under control of the USSR, experienced an explosion and subsequent fire, resulting in the death of 31 people and radioactive fallout across the USSR and Europe. To this day, scientists and researchers are still testing the results of the nuclear fallout in the …

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Chernobyl: Disaster Site Gets Shelter 26 Years Later

For those old enough to remember the worst man-made disaster in history, yesterday was a time to honor the thousands of victims of the Chernobyl explosion as it marked the 26th anniversary. On April 26th, 1986, a power surge at the reactor plant caused a horrific explosion which sent dangerous levels of highly radioactive smoke into the atmosphere around Ukraine, …

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