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Get Ready for a New Chernobyl in Ukraine

 
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:26 pm    Post subject: Get Ready for a New Chernobyl in Ukraine Reply with quote

Here's a worrying write up of a seemingly inevitable problem:

https://orientalreview.org/2017/10/16/get-ready-for-a-new-chernobyl-in-ukraine/
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:06 am    Post subject: Re: Get Ready for a New Chernobyl in Ukraine Reply with quote

clv101 wrote:
Here's a worrying write up of a seemingly inevitable problem:

https://orientalreview.org/2017/10/16/get-ready-for-a-new-chernobyl-in-ukraine/


No surprises there then. Having a big brain does not confer intelligence upon a species.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I wish that I had a bunker in order to reduce the dose received.
Sooner or later one of these nukes is going to go orribly wrong.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seems there was recently some kind of nuclear accident and release of radioactivity, though not thought to be directly linked at a reactor.


Nuclear accident sends 'harmless' radioactive cloud over Europe
French institute says pollution suggests release of nuclear material in Russia or Kazakhstan in September
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/10/nuclear-accident-in-russia-or-kazakhstan-sends-radioactive-cloud-over-europe
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A little update on the recent accident, but still no formal identification:

Russian nuclear facility denies it is source of high radioactivity levels

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/21/russia-radioactivity-986-times-norm-nuclear-accident-claim
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

New finding: nuke blast crippled Chernobyl
https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/new-finding-nuke-blast-crippled-chernobyl

and more detailed analysis
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00295450.2017.1384269
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