The Baltic country, which served as the filming location for "Chernobyl," has become a destination of so-called atomic tourism since the program aired earlier this year.
By Liudas Dapkus, Associated Press
Humans and other mammals and birds would have been killed many times over by Chernobyl's radiation that plants in the most contaminated areas received. So why is plant life so resilient to radiation and nuclear disaster?…
By Stuart Thompson, The Conversation
In the decades since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, as the world has reckoned with the unintended effects of nuclear power, a group of people in Belarus has quietly lived out its consequences.
By Corinne Segal
Bells tolled 30 times in Kiev on Tuesday, once for each year since the world's worst nuclear disaster. Fallout from Chernobyl haunts Europe: It’s estimated that long-term radiation effects will claim at least 9,000 lives. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien offers…
By PBS NewsHour
It will be 30 years on Tuesday since the world's worst nuclear power plant disaster took place in Chernobyl, now part of Ukraine. People who remained in the region continued eating local produce and milk with radiation levels two to…
By John Wendle, Scientific American
A giant arch will enclose the crumbling sarcophagus before radiation leaks get worse, even as plans advance to turn the area into a nature preserve.
By PBS NewsHour
Five years ago, an epic tsunami off the coast of Japan triggered a triple-reactor nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Ever since then, 7,000 workers have been laboring round-the-clock on a massive, and unprecedented, cleanup effort. Science…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
By Vanessa Dennis, Miles O'Brien
The nuclear crisis in Japan has evoked memories of the Chernobyl meltdown, the worst nuclear accident in history. Miles O'Brien and crew returned last week to survey the scene, 25 years later.
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