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The disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986 has been a recurring theme of film and television, starting with productions in the 1990s.
As Chernobyl and Fukushima taught the world, radiation fallout does not stop at national boundaries.10 years after Fukushima, outdated nuclear power plants are still the norm|By Kurokawa & Meshkati/The Conversation|March 11, 2021|Popular Science
It was the world’s worst nuclear accident after Chernobyl in Russia.5 famous environmental disasters where humans and nature healed together|Meera Subramanian|February 16, 2021|Popular Science
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster embodied the flaws of Soviet planning.
The 1986 Chernobyl disaster is widely considered to be the greatest nuclear catastrophe in world history.
Bayes read Bible verses on stage and linked the 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl to the Book of Revelations.
In the same speech, Beck compared Washington, D.C. to Chernobyl—because our political system is “toxic,” get it?He's Back! Glenn Beck Says Obama Will Throw Opponents in Internment Camps|Caitlin Dickson|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, thyroid cancers cases started to show up after four to five years after the accident.The Fukushima Generation: New Data on Birth Defects in Post-Meltdown Japan|Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky, Jake Adelstein|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You know things are bad when Chernobyl is your reference point.Nightmare on Coney Island After Sandy Knocks Historic Area to its Knees|Paula Szuchman|November 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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Cultural definitions for Chernobyl
A place in Ukraine where a nuclear power plant — a generator powered by a nuclear reactor — underwent a meltdown in 1986. A cloud of radioactive gases spread throughout the region of Chernobyl and to foreign countries as well. Forty thousand people living nearby were evacuated. Dozens of deaths and hundreds of illnesses were reported to have been caused by the accident. (Compare Three Mile Island (see also Three Mile Island).)