Podcast: The Lingering Legacy of the Chernobyl Disaster


The greatest nuclear disaster the Earth has ever known, worse than even Japan’s  Fukushima, or the U.S. Three Mile Island, began innocently enough in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 26th, 1986 at the Soviet Union’s Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine.  A simple safety test was about to be performed that would terribly, terribly wrong. The resulting explosion would contaminate the site for centuries to come.

Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor #4 following the explosion
Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor #4 following the 1986 explosion
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LOST IN HISTORY Blog/Podcast about key forgotten history still relevant in today's world. Paul Andrews also has 5 historical adventure novels, all available on Amazon.

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