25 Years

Fascinating and timely story about the Chernobyl disaster, 25 years ago today: Japan can learn from Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster

Franciscan University of Steubenville physics professor Alexander Sich did extensive research at the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster.
Alexander Sich’s long-standing goal has been to dispel myths surrounding the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident.

Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in March revived many of those myths, including claims the Soviet Union ended the Chernobyl meltdown in Ukraine by burying exposed nuclear fuel under concrete and other materials.

Mr. Sich knows firsthand that didn’t happen.

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