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The Legacy of Chernobyl

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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.

Synopsis:

"A damning history of the Chernobyl affair, from its origins in the plant's primitive design and careless management to the economic and political crisis the accident precipitated." --Clenn Garelik, New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Zhores Medvedev is now a senior research scientist for the National Institute for Medical Research in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393308143
Author:
Medvedev, Zhores
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Medvedev, Zhores
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Safety measures
Subject:
Safety
Subject:
Radioactive pollution
Subject:
Nuclear energy
Subject:
Nuclear engineering
Subject:
Nuclear reactors
Subject:
Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chernobylo, Ukraine, 198
Subject:
Power Resources - Nuclear
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General
Series Volume:
102-22
Publication Date:
19920231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
378
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.5 x 1 in 0.938 lb

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