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What happened at The Chernobyl Disaster ?

Buildings at the site of the incident

The Chernobyl Disaster

The Chernobyl Disaster is an example of what could happen when something goes wrong with nuclear plants. 433 woorden meer


Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy by Serhii Plokhy

Released in January 2019, Ukrainian-American historian and writer Serhii Plokhy’s work was magnificently timed to coincide with the critically acclaimed HBO mini-series Chernobyl.

As appalling as the 1986 tragedy was, we find it infinitely fascinating. 927 woorden meer


Nature snapshots

In this 6 June issue of Nature, which I read on my way to O’Bayes, an editorial on the scary move by the WHO to incorporate… 177 woorden meer


Lunch in the Chernobyl canteen: 25 pictures

Exactly ten years ago, when I was living in Kyiv, I visited Chernobyl for the first time. ¬†Following the HBO TV series “Chernobyl”, I thought people might be interested to see what the real place looked like. ¬† 1.006 woorden meer

Robert Pimm

The Real Chernobyl: In the Aftermath of a Hit TV Show

Chernobyl was advertised prior to its launch, but clashed with the end of the almighty Game of Thrones. As the latter faltered in the eyes of fans, word of mouth turned… 798 woorden meer


Chernobyl: How Politics Creates A Disaster

Politics can be defined in many ways, and the word itself, many times, does not necessarily carry a negative connotation.

In politics people argue about how they should live. 1.017 woorden meer

Review: Chernobyl

Lately, I’ve found myself very attracted to stories about massive mobilization to prevent some existential threat (mostly sci-fi stories about sci-fi threats.) Organizations, especially governments, doing what needs to be done, surviving by the skin of their teeth, saving the world from crisis through collective, concerted action. 926 woorden meer