The Legacy of Chernobyl
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.
- Paperback | 378 pages
- 139.7 x 208.28 x 25.4mm | 181.44g
- 01 Feb 1992
- W. W. Norton & Company
- New York, NY, United States
- Illustrations, black and white
A major contribution to the literature. . . . Medvedev sees Chernobyl as a watershed in the use of nuclear energy and the policies that control it.