Chernobyl Tour, Ukraine: Reactor, Nuclear Disaster/Accident

The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

Never seen before shots of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that cost two of the four photographers their lives.

Never-seen-before shots of Chernobyl nuclear disaster that cost two of the four photographers their lives

Oddly people keep telling me nuclear power is safe. Never seen before shots of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that cost two of the four photographers their lives.

Story of the "elephants foot" at Chernobyl. Good intro reading for class

The Chernobyl nuclear reactor meltdown in 1986 created this lava formation called the Elephant's foot -- it is still deadly.

Creepy abandoned cities...because sometimes you wanna travel to creepy abandoned places.

*On April the Chernobyl reactor began its tragic meltdown. The town of Pripyat, Ukraine is an abandoned shell of a city frozen in a Soviet time warp. This amusement park, strangely opened the day after the reactor explosion in the midst of evacuation.

("Chernobyl, reactor 4") caused a massive radiation meltdown. Totally destroyed the population living there, along with the domesticated & wild animals, & their homes .....

("Chernobyl, reactor caused a massive radiation meltdown. Totally destroyed the population living there, along with the domesticated & wild animals, & their homes .

Chernobyl Reactor 4 Control Panel

The old control room is shown inside reactor in the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in this file photo.

*Black slime eats and grows by eating radiation as food source* This slime, a collection of several fungi actually, was more than just surviving in a radioactive environment, it was actually using gamma radiation as a food source. [I DO NOT BUY THE 'AMAZING' PART OF THIS ARTICLE.] https://unitedcats.wordpress.com/2007/05/29/major-biological-discoveryinside-the-chernobyl-reactor/

Major biological discovery…inside the Chernobyl reactor??

Pripyat, Chernobyl Ukraine A nuclear city which housed residents in 1970 to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant workers however deserted in 1986 due to nuclear accidents or mostly known as “Chernobyl disaster”.

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Chernobyl Nuclear Incident

The forests around Chernobyl are still heavily contaminated with radiation from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

Giant Steel Arch Will Cover Debris from Chernobyl Reactor

The world has moved on since the 1986 Chernobyl catastrophe, but one thing hasn't changed very much: The trees, plants and leaves at the contaminated site don't decay at nearly the same rate as plants elsewhere, researchers have found.

Not fun, but radiation ~` Chernobyl nuclear disaster 1986 `~

On 26 April 1986 at 0145 a. nuclear reactor number four at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, near Pripyat in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, exploded. Further explosions

Chernobyl reactor 4 with the old sarcophagus

Chernobyl reactor 4 with the old sarcophagus

Chernobyl Reactor 4s Object Shelter better known as the sarcophagus

Chernobyl Reactor 4s Object Shelter better known as the sarcophagus

August 1987: The village of Kopachi is buried, house by house. It was located 7km from the Chernobyl reactor that housed the control room and decontamination area in the months after the disaster. A bulldozer would dig a large trench in front of each house before burying the building and covering it with earth and flattening the soil. Entire villages would be buried this way

Chernobyl nuclear disaster – in pictures

August The village of Kopachi is buried, house by house. It was located from the Chernobyl reactor that housed the control room and decontamination area in the months after the disaster. A bulldozer would dig a large trench in front of each hous

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