#Chernobyl

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Why plants don’t die from cancer

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?

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

Why plants don't die from cancer

Chernobyl has become a byword for catastrophe. The 1986 nuclear disaster, recently brought back into the public eye by the hugely popular TV show of the same name, caused thousands of cancers, turned a once populous area into a ghost city, and resulted in

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Wild New Fan Theory Predicts Connection Between Stranger Things and Chernobyl | Mental Floss

HBO's 'Chernobyl' has been a major post-'Game of Thrones' triumph for the network—and has at least one fan wondering if the nuclear disaster might play a part in 'Stranger Things.'

Science & Technology | Science

The Worst Nuclear Accident in History Turned Chernobyl Into Something Nobody Expected


Reactor number four of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant suffered an explosion during a technical test on April 26, 1986. As a result of the accident, in the then Soviet Union, more than 400 times more radiation was emitted than that released by th

News | Jewish Community

Descendants of Chernobyl’s Hasidic Dynasty Return To The Exclusion Zone

For centuries, Chernobyl was home to an important Hasidic movement. Now, one man—and his 50,000 relatives—are reclaiming their history.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment - BBC News

The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.

Politics | From CNN

Drone footage shows derelict remains of Chernobyl - CNN.com

Drone footage captures derelict remains left in the wake of Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30 years later.