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Chernobyl’s Infamous Reactor 4 Control Room Is Now Open to Tourists via Gizmodo

Tom McKay The “highly radioactive” control room at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant’s Reactor 4 at the center of the facility’s infamous 1986 catastrophe is open for tourists, so long as they wear a protective suit, helmet, and gloves while inside, CNN … Continue reading

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Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to ‘respect’ nuclear site via The Guardian

Man behind hit TV series among those criticising people taking inappropriate selfies The writer of the acclaimed TV series Chernobyl has called for visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to behave “with respect”, after a number of photographs emerged on … Continue reading

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Decades after nuclear disaster, tourism is booming in Chernobyl via Chicago Tribune

[…] It was twilight, and from our rooftop perch, the only light we could see came from the silver dome encasing the Chernobyl reactor, lit up as if it were still on fire. Someone in our group blasted music from … Continue reading

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