The Legacy of Chernobyl

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W. W. Norton, Feb 17, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 352 pages
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"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

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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User Review  - Christian Eggers - Goodreads

I really liked the book, but I was looking for something more contemporary and I was fooled by the Kindle publication date (2012) vs the actual publication date (1992, I think). Still, a very nice ... Read full review

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User Review  - Goodreads

I really liked the book, but I was looking for something more contemporary and I was fooled by the Kindle publication date (2012) vs the actual publication date (1992, I think). Still, a very nice ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

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

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