Chernobyl’s Radioactive Lava is Still Hot

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  • Published on:  Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • With the release of the highly acclaimed HBO mini-series, Chernobyl has once again caught the attention of the world. While the dramatization of the events portrayed on the show offered audiences a compelling narrative, there is still much more to understand about this disaster and its lasting impact. Kyle takes an in depth look at not only how the Chernobyl meltdown came to happen, but how its aftermath will continue to haunt us for centuries.

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    Learn More:
    DR. ZOLLER’S ELEPHANT’S FOOT PHOTO: https://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu/digital/collection/chernobyl/id/233
    CORIUM: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corium_(nuclear_reactor)
    THE MOST FAMOUS PHOTO AT CHERNOBYL WAS A SELFIE”: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-famous-photo-of-chernobyls-most-dangerous-radioactive-material-was-a-selfie
    INTRODUCTION TO THE DISASTER: http://www.idahoquad.com/OOPS.html
    THE RBMK REACTOR: https://energyeducation.ca/encyclopedia/RBMK
    VOID COEFFICIENT: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Void_coefficient
    THE CHERNOBYL ACCIDENT: http://www.world-nuclear.org/information-library/safety-and-security/safety-of-plants/chernobyl-accident.aspx
    CHERNOBYL’S DISASTER TIMELINE: http://www.chernobylgallery.com/chernobyl-disaster/timeline/
  • Source: https://youtu.be/sS2YceA2fKg
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