Stories on the disaster and the aftermath.

The New Safe Confinement sarcophagus covers destroyed 4th reactor at the Chornobyl NPP on November 2...
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35 years after Chernobyl’s meltdown, the fallout of radiation continues

Two studies provide new insight into the effects of ionizing radiation.

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Will the Nuclear Ghost Town of Pripyat Ever Be Livable Again?

"I would not advise you to walk through the forests."

Chernobyl Has Become a Refuge for Wildlife 33 Years After Nuclear Accident

Today, in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, bears, bisons, 200 bird species, and more exist.

by Germán Orizaola
Jorge Franganillo
'Chernobyl' on HBO: Author of 'Midnight in Chernobyl’ Separates Fact From Fiction

Was Ulana Khomyuk a real person? Were Shcherbina and Legasov friends? Did those miners really get naked?

You Can Play 'Pokémon Go' Inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Catch that radioactive Pidgey you've been wanting.

Darmon Richter