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Nikolai Antoshkin, Who Helped Halt Chernobyl Disaster, Dies at 78

Nikolai Antoshkin, Who Helped Halt Chernobyl Disaster, Dies at 78

Nikolai Antoshkin, Who Helped Halt Chernobyl Disaster, Dies at 78 Nikolai Antoshkin, Who Helped Halt Chernobyl Disaster, Dies at 78 After the firefighting and containment operations, the helicopters were so radioactive, they were abandoned at the site. Some were later buried. The bottoms of the fuselages, which had been exposed to the open reactor core, were a particular concern. After …

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Dogs in Chernobyl and Sheep in Scotland: Sampling Airbnb’s Online Experiences

Dogs in Chernobyl and Sheep in Scotland: Sampling Airbnb’s Online Experiences

Dogs in Chernobyl and Sheep in Scotland: Sampling Airbnb’s Online Experiences Dogs in Chernobyl and Sheep in Scotland: Sampling Airbnb’s Online Experiences In the Great Lockdown, two-way video has become our primary social channel. Meetings, parties, concerts, music lessons, exercise classes: Any interactions that can be adapted to a Zoom video call, have been. Surely there’s nothing left to be …

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Chernobyl Wildfires Reignite, Stirring Up Radiation

Chernobyl Wildfires Reignite, Stirring Up Radiation

VINNYTSIA, Ukraine — Firefighters have struggled to control wildfires burning through radioactive forest in the abandoned territory around the Chernobyl nuclear plant, where radiation levels are considerably lower than they were immediately after the 1986 accident but still pose risks. Radiation readings near the wildfires, where smoke is swirling about, have been elevated, with the wind blowing toward rural areas …

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