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America’s Insane Plan for Nuclear Powered Planes

America’s Insane Plan for Nuclear Powered Planes

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by CuriosityStream, watch over 2,400 documentaries for free for 31 days at curiositystream.com/realengineering. Some crazy things happened during the Cold War. Dogs were put into orbit, bears were fired out of supersonic jets, and humans landed on the moon. Needless to say, humans were going through …

“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 …