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You See This You Die

You See This You Die

Among my many accomplishments there is one that I am most proud of, and that is the fact that I might have taken the most dangerous selfie in the world. I am the man who appeared in a photograph next to what is now called Chernobyl’s “Elephant’s Foot”. I’m the guy that set up a …

Talkernate History – Red Storm Rising

Talkernate History – Red Storm Rising

max: Hello and welcome to Talkernate History, the podcast where we matt: Matt max: and Max talk about works of alternate history Alternate history scenarios and history in general This episode we’re going to be talking about What was at one point a work of speculative fiction and is now a work of alternate history …

History of nuclear power

History of nuclear power

We begin in 1896. In Paris, physicist Henri Becquerel accidentally discovers during an experiment that uranium leaves a trace — or darkens — a photographic plate without any other light source. He concludes that uranium naturally emits a ray he calls “uranique” in French. In the following years, physicists Pierre and Marie Curie discover other …

“How I Survived Chernobyl”

My name is Sasha Yuvchenko, and I would like to tell you the story of how I survived one of the worst man-made disasters the world has ever seen. On April 25th, 1986, I was working at the heart of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant when the No. 4 nuclear reactor exploded. The blast was …

Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO

Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO

VALERY LEGASOV: All of the good we did…it doesn’t matter.What does matter is that to them, justice was done.See, a just world…is a sane world.There was nothing sane about Chernobyl.♪ (EERIE MUSIC PLAYS) ♪ BORIS SHCHERBINA: I’m pleased to reportthat the situation in Chernobyl is stable.In terms of radiation… I’m told it’s the equivalent of …