Chernobyl: How bad was it?
A scholar’s book uncovers new material about the effects of the infamous nuclear meltdown.
Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office
March 5, 2019
Not long after midnight on April 26, 1986, the world’s worst nuclear power accident began. Workers were conducting a test at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine when their operations spun out of control. Unthinkably, the core of the plant’s reactor No. 4 exploded, first blowing off its giant concrete lid, then letting a massive stream of radiation into the air.
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