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VII Magazine: Chernobyl, 25 years later

Audio news reports and VII photographer Gary Knight’s images of the destroyed reactor pay tribute to the somber 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.


Photo: Our own nuclear event

In the early morning hours of March 28, 1979, a mechanical failure at the Unit 2 reactor at Three Mile Island began a chain reaction of events that led to the worst accident in the history of U.S. nuclear power industry.


  Essay from Japan: A self-inflicted ‘third atomic bomb’

Need to Know correspondent Abby Leonard reports from Japan, where she spoke with a survivor of the Hiroshima nuclear attack about the country’s most recent nuclear crisis.


Tuesday morning roundup

Obama to propose a tax cut, Germany extends use of nuclear plants and a new study redeems “magic mushrooms.”

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