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Radiation is for the Birds… at least at Chernobyl

The control room of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant at Pripyat. Photo credit goes to: RIA Novosti

The control room of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant at Pripyat. Photo credit goes to: RIA Novosti

Twenty eight years ago yesterday brought about the worst nuclear disaster to date, I am [of course] talking about Chernobyl. Chernobyl was supposed to be the flagship of a peaceful atomic energy program by the USSR. It’s easy to think with everything going on in the Ukraine now, that the incident is far in the past and is never coming back, neither of those is the case.

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