The Chernobyl catastrophe
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Published by Wayland in Hove .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementGraham Rickard ; illustrated by Peter Bull.
SeriesGreat disasters
ContributionsBull, Peter, 1960-
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17842501M
ISBN 101852104287

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The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on Saturday 26 April , at the No. 4 reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, near the city of Pripyat in the north of the Ukrainian SSR. It is considered the worst nuclear disaster in history and is one of only two nuclear energy disasters rated at seven—the maximum severity—on the International Nuclear Event Location: Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Pripyat, . While it’s called a “Pre-Chernobyl History”, the Chernobyl disaster is the linchpin of the entire book, which charts the development of the nuclear power industry with an eye to what happened in It also has a lot of really interesting accessible information about the structural flaws with the RBMK reactors, how they compare to the. It provides a very comprehensive view of the whole Chernobyl catastrophe--both at the international socio-political level, right down to the very personal level. From the details of living in the secret Soviet nuclear city of Pripyat to how Soviet coverup of the disaster helped add nails to the USSR's coffin. Ap , in Chernobyl, was a turning point in world history. The disaster not only changed the world’s perception of nuclear power and the science that spawned it, but also our understanding of the planet’s delicate ecology. With. The definitive, dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original /5.

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