I Lived in Chernobyl to See if Nuclear Fallout Makes Fungus Grow Better
It helped me to redefine Chernobyl as healthy. Not thriving, but a place with a community.
Russia Is Making Its Own 'Chernobyl' Blaming America for the Whole Thing
Their version is apparently based on a conspiracy theory that says the CIA did it.
Why the Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor Exploded
HBO's 'Chernobyl' is a story about political power, not the dangers of nuclear energy, and it's important to know what really happened.
Could Another Chernobyl Happen Today? Absolutely
HBO's 'Chernobyl' is hellish. But with renewables still lagging far behind, nuclear power is still our best hope for low-carbon energy in the near term.
Craig Mazin's Years-Long Obsession with Making 'Chernobyl' Terrifyingly Accurate
"We had a general standing philosophy from the beginning, which was: Accuracy is everything to us."
Why Hundreds of Thousands of Women Ended Their Pregnancies After Chernobyl
Misinformation, "radiophobia," and fear of birth defects led to hundreds of thousands of abortions after the nuclear disaster.
All the Random, Interesting Things You Need to Know About ‘Chernobyl’ Before the Finale
Viral tweet threads, a connection to 'The Hangover Part III,' and, of course, memes.
'Chernobyl' Brings the Horror of the Nuclear Disaster to Life
HBO’s new miniseries is an exploration of the horrors of nuclear energy and bureaucratic incompetence.
Melting Glaciers Could Unleash Nuclear Fallout Trapped Within the Ice
An international research project found that high concentrations of radioactive material in glaciers around the world could be exposed due to climate change.
A Lone Wolf Left Chernobyl’s Radioactive Exclusion Zone—Will Others Follow?
The young gray wolf travelled 369 km outside of its home range in 21 days.
The Radioactive Puppies of Chernobyl Will Find Homes in the United States
Some of the descendants of the region’s abandoned dogs are up for adoption.
Radioactive Material From Chernobyl Will Help Secure the Next Version of Zcash
How to use toxic waste to generate “toxic waste.”