A radioactive reminder of Chernobyl’s deadly legacy

Nearly three decades after the disastrous accident at Russia’s Chernobyl nuclear power plant, a large mass inside one of the reactors still emits catastrophic levels of radiation. Dubbed “the Elephant’s Foot,” this freaky combination of nuclear fuel, sand, and concrete remains a stark symbol of nuclear technology gone awry.

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Source: The Verge - Read the original article here

Author: Daily Tech Whip

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