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    Chernobyl was a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred April 26th, 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the town of Pripyat, Ukraine. Chernobyl is the worst nuclear disaster in the world in terms of cost and causalities. 31 people died as a direct result of the explosion – all of whom were reactor staff and emergency workers. Until the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Chernobyl was the only nuclear accident classified as a level 7 event (the maximum classification) on the International

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    The Chernobyl Power Complex, located about 130 km north of Kiev, Ukraine, and about 20 km south of the border with Belarus, consisted four RBMK-1000 nuclear reactors. The first two units were constructed between 1970 and 1977, while the later were completed in 1983. The RBMK-1000 was a Soviet designed and built graphite moderated pressure tube type reactor, using water as a coolant which also provided the steam to drive the turbine. The graphite moderator is designed to slow down neutrons to raise

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    The Chernobyl Disaster

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    lives. A clear example of the dangers of progress is evident when one takes a retrospective glance at the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster. Gerd Ludwig, a photographer interested in documenting the remains of Chernobyl and the nearby city of Pripyat, magnificently captures the decaying and empty remains of a school library. Once a center of education filled with the faces of children, the Chernobyl disaster resulted in the abandonment of this building. This

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    Chernobyl On April 26, 1986 disaster struck the world. It was not a disaster like any other before. A new type of death was now shown to the world. Although during World War II people encountered radiation sickness and death, that was sadly intended. The explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear powerstation was undoubtedly the worlds largest nuclear accident. That was the difference. It was accidental, and although innocent people were killed or made sick in the past from radiation

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    The Chernobyl Meltdown

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    unpredictable. Behrens and Rosen show the devastation that Chernobyl had on the human population after the large scale meltdown. “Fukushima was the worst nuclear disaster since 1986, when the Chernobyl nuclear power reactor in the Ukraine suffered a meltdown, eventually exposing over half a million cleanup workers to toxic levels of radioactivity and releasing lesser levels of contamination over much of the western USSR and Europe” (Behrens, Rosen 292). Chernobyl is a prime example of nuclear power plant reactions

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    Chernobyl, Ukrain

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    You have heard of Chernobyl, right? Well, if you have not keep reading, this essay will acquaint and explain in detail the exact event in time and the three main reasons why it so unique. When reading about Chernobyl I fount it interesting and how big of a fatality was and still is. Chernobyl, Ukrain has been for decades an exotic place for paranormal and scientific investigations to explore. The reason I found it interesting was the cause of Radiation fallout, the environment disaster and the results

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    The Chernobyl Disaster

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    After the Chernobyl disaster, the mutations were long and some were short, People found the first evidence of radioactive from chernobyl they found it in Sweden on an employee’s uniform, in Radiated locations of Chernobyl there was more mutations, the mutations that happened were Feet, Tumor’s, Abdomen, Eye’s, Chin, Skin, These mutations have never been seen in any part of the world, There’s been many cases of mutations in the world but nothing like this ever which makes it really unique, the mutations

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    The Chernobyl Fallout

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    Chernobyl’s Fallout When I was informed we were doing a multi-genre project I chose Chernobyl because it was interesting what the radiation could do when it wasn’t being contained correctly. What sparked my interest for this topic was when I was watching the show River Monsters, where Jeremy Wade went to Chernobyl to fish near the incident when he caught a fish that was common there, he commented “Wow! This fish is huge. This fish looks to have mutated from the incident that happened a few years

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    The Chernobyl Explosion

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    previously the RBMK’s had several reactor features that made it difficult to justify their operation. Most importantly, the reactors generated excess neutrons during operation which upon further study led to the super criticality that caused the Chernobyl explosion. While Russia suggests that the explanation of the plants failure was ultimately only due to the failure to follow safe operations of shutdown procedures, other studies performed post incident suggest that the reactors were inherently technologically

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    first explosion was that there was faulty in the reactor. Is there a time you can remember someone had your back when you didn’t expect it? Nobody was alarmed that the explosion had happened and the soviet put many lives in danger. The cause of Chernobyl is very sad because this should have never happened. The cause of the explosion was from a faulty reactor in the power plant. The reactor was not stable when it was in use. Right before the explosion had happened there had been a sudden power surge

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