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Chernobyl

Stories on the disaster and the aftermath.

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living legacy

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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Culture

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

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

Science

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.

Jorge Franganillo

Culture

'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?

HBO

Innovation

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

Catch that radioactive Pidgey you've been wanting.

Darmon Richter
Culture

Chernobyl

Stories on the disaster and the aftermath.

living legacy

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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'The Last of Us' is still going quite strong as a franchise, and we can expect more of it this year.

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Everything we know about Stalker 2, Xbox Series X's Chernobyl horror game

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is coming.

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HBO's The Last of Us TV adaptation announced with the best possible showrunner

This is already the greatest video game adaptation of all time.

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Inverse Daily: Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Over Europe Traced to Source

In October 2017, European officials reported that a radioactive cloud had mysteriously wafted over the continent. 

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Origin of Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Over Europe Finally Traced to Source

"Even though there is currently no official statement, we have a very good idea of what might have happened."

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Google Home Max: After Using It for a Week, I Can Hear the Future

We think it's the best smart speaker on the market. Do you need it?

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'Stranger Things' Season 4 Release Date May Reference a Historic 1986 Event

It would be a big change for the Netflix show's current release schedule.

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10 Moments HBO's 'Chernobyl' Got Wrong About the Real-Life Nuclear Disaster

Separating fact from fiction.

Entertainment

'Chernobyl' Season 2? This Story Could Be the Gripping Follow-Up

"In many ways we learned all the wrong lessons from Chernobyl."

Science

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.

Culture

'Chernobyl' on HBO: The Truth About Biorobots, the Joker, and "Egg Baskets"

Were the biorobots real? Was the "Joker" robot fake? Was the real-life General Tarakanov really like that?

Culture

HBO's 'Chernobyl' Is Already the Highest Rated Show of All Time on IMDb

It beat out 'Game of Thrones,' 'Planet Earth,' and 'Rick and Morty.'

Culture

'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?

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