The Legacy of Chernobyl

The Legacy of Chernobyl


By (author) Zhores A Medvedev

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  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Format: Paperback | 378 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 208mm x 25mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 1 February 1992
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0393308146
  • ISBN 13: 9780393308143
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 304,647

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On the morning of April 26, 1986, a Soviet nuclear plant at Chernobyl (near Kiev) exploded, pouring radioactivity into the environment and setting off the worst disaster in the history of nuclear energy. Now a former Soviet scientist gives a comprehensive account of the catastrophe.

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The real causes and effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, comprehensively recounted. . . . Medvedev is perhaps uniquely suited to clear up the frightening mystery that still surrounds 'the most expensive accident is human history.' . . . A sobering, important work.