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  • Chernobyl Plant
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    THE CHERNOBYL SYNDROME by Olivia Ward Moscow Bureau Ten Years After the World's Worst Nuclear Accident, the Ukrainian Plant Is Still Generating a Lot of Heat CHERNOBYL-Sometimes, on a good day, Victor Ivanov forgets the moment that exploded his life. The heat, the metallic-tasting smoke, the jolting shock of realization: Something has gone wrong. Something has blown up. Something that will burn itself forever into the mind and the body. That was April 26, 1986, the day a computer program of the ...
  • Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
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    Many of the causes of the disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear reactors were from the lack of safety and the failure to follow safety features. This horrible incident shows us many lessons that should be learned. A few reasons for the Chernobyl power plant to rupture was due to the amount of control rods that were used. Where a minimum of 30 controls rods were required, only 6 to 8 control rods were used. The main reason that cause the core to actually ruptured was due to a sudden rise of the tempe...
  • Soviet's Union Chernobyl
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    The accident On April 26, 1986, Soviet's Union Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded letting out a massive amount of radiation that all Russian citizens would debate for years to come. At exactly 1: 21 am. on April 26th 1986 in Chernobyl, a city near the Pripiat River the No. 4 reactor exploded and released thirty to forty times the radiation of the Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombing. The exact causes of the explosion are not known, however scientists and researchers, under thorough investigation, have u...
  • Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
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    Chernobyl, Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant Meltdown The accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukrainian produced a plume of radioactive debris that drifted over parts of the western USSR, Eastern Europe, and Scandinavia. The accident, which occurred on April 26, 1986, was the worst nuclear power accident in history. Large areas of the Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Russian republics of the USSR were contaminated, resulting in the evacuation of roughly 200,000 people. The accident raised conc...
  • Chernobyl 4 Reactor
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    Chernobyl Accident The April 1986 disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine was the product of a flawed Soviet reactor design coupled with serious mistakes made by the plant operators in the context of a system where training was minimal. It was a direct consequence of Cold War isolation and the resulting lack of any safety culture. The accident destroyed the Chernobyl-4 reactor and killed 30 people, including 28 from radiation exposure. A further 209 on site were treated for ...
  • Notion The Chernobyl's Radiation
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    Matthew Wagner March 2, 20012nd hour The Nuclear Accident in Chernobyl The main door, almost blocked by overgrown bushes and weeds, rattles in the cold Ukrainian wind. The former day-care center's rooms are a mess of abandoned dolls, stuffed animals, tiny shoes, and broken glass. Water from melting snow on the roof drips through cracks in the concrete ceiling. Between rows of metal cribs, child-size gas masks peer up from the floor where they fell during the rushed evacuation, over a decade ago....
  • Soviet's Union Chernobyl
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    Analysis Of The Chernobyl Meltdown Essay, Research Analysis Of The Chernobyl Meltdown On April 1986, Soviet's Union Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded letting out a massive amount of radiation that would debate of all Russian citizens for hundreds of years to come. At exactly 1: 21 am. on April, 1986 in Chernobyl, a city near the Pripiat River the No. 4 reactor exploded and released thirty to forty times the radiation of the Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombing. The exact causes of the explosion are not...

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