Tagged With Chernobyl Nuclear Incident

A photographer visited the abandoned towns around Chernobyl more than 20 times over the past 25 years, and the captivating photos show just how suddenly time stopped in its tracks after the disaster


Visitors at Chernobyl can now tour the control room, where radiation levels could be 40,000 times higher than normal


Russia has hidden the details of a handful of nuclear accidents since the 1950s — here's what we know about them



Haunting photos reveal what nuclear-disaster ghost towns look like years after being abandoned


For less than $100, you can tour the abandoned towns around Chernobyl. Just watch out for radioactive trees and dogs, crumbling buildings, and the occasional selfie stick.


A floating nuclear plant in Russia features a gym, bar, and pool. An expert calls it 'Chernobyl on ice.'



Chernobyl's 'sarcophagus,' which helped contain the spread of radiation, is being dismantled because it's teetering on collapse


Parts of the Marshall Islands are now more radioactive than Chernobyl because of US nuclear tests


Chernobyl's power plant managers 'hid' their radiation levels so they could protect cleanup workers, according to former deputy director


The former deputy director of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant says the Emmy-winning HBO series got its villain right, but its hero wrong


11 strange events that happened after the Chernobyl nuclear-power-plant accident


Chernobyl was the world's worst nuclear-power-plant accident. Here's how it compares with Fukushima and Three Mile Island.



How dangerous is it to visit Chernobyl? We asked a nuclear-waste expert involved in the cleanup.


Real-life characters in HBO's 'Chernobyl' on the moment they found out about the world's worst nuclear-power-plant accident


Russia is making a rival to HBO's 'Chernobyl' which focuses on a conspiracy theory that a CIA agent caused the nuclear disaster


HBO's 'Chernobyl' series invented a main character to depict the world's worst nuclear power plant accident



'Apples the size of watermelons': A psychologist reveals what it was like to grow up in the Chernobyl fallout zone


Photos show what daily life is really like inside Chernobyl's exclusion zone, one of the most polluted areas in the world


This giant building is basically a tomb for Chernobyl