Thursday, April 27, 2006

20th anniversary of Chernobyl

Twenty years ago this week the world's largest nuclear accident occurred at Chernobyl in present-day Ukraine (USSR at that time). Want to know more about the lasting effects of this accident? Check out the International Atomic Energy Agency's In Focus: Chernobyl which contains reports and stories of the effect of radiation. The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation also has a number of reports on the Chernobyl accident, including the first report from 1988.

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