FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | August 16, 2019
What Exactly Happened at Chernobyl? (video)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2019 — On April 26, 1986, the Soviet Union’s Chernobyl Power Complex nuclear reactor 4 exploded. This week on Reactions, we talk about the chemistry behind this catastrophic event: https://youtu.be/uvpS2lUHZD8.
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