Five myths about the Chernobyl disaster. Kate Brown: More than three decades ago, a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukrainian republic of the Soviet Union exploded. A fierce fire burned for the following two weeks, sending columns of radioactive gases and particles across the European landscape and beyond. The accident is an enduring subject of fascination – HBO recently adapted the event into a hit miniseries, and the site is a popular tourist destination – leading to conjecture and misconception.
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