Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The ‘Liquidators’ Who Risked It All to Clean Up Chernobyl

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The ‘Liquidators’ Who Risked It All to Clean Up Chernobyl

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The meltdown at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukraine on April 26, 1986 was a massive tragedy that ultimately claimed at least 9,000 lives and affected millions more. It also created a toxic mess. Radioactive particles choked the atmosphere and rained down on cities, forests, and roads. In the immediate aftermath, fires had…