Remember Chernobyl? See What The Site Looks Like Today
Jul 2, 2015
The evacuation efforts were immediate and lasted from 1986 to 2000. In total, 31 lives were lost - all members of the plant's staff and emergency workers. The effects were far reaching and still evident today. A scientist visited the site this year and what he found was amazing. It is a scene of a difficult chapter in history that will never be forgotten.
A nuclear meltdown also known as a core reactor accident, is among the most frightening events in human history. There have been several full or partial core melts globally within the past 60 years. Among the most severe happened on April 26, 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine, once part of the former Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR).