Voices From Chernobyl

Autore: Svetlana Aleksievich
Grandezza: 43,82 MB
Formato: PDF
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This is not a book about Chernobyl, but about the world it has left us. Alexievich spent three years interviewing dozens of survivors, victims and witnesses. This is their testimony, their voices, and they are unforgettable.'

Voices From Chernobyl

Autore: Svetlana Alexievich
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312425845
Grandezza: 43,16 MB
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The people of Chernobyl talk about their lives before, during, and after the worst nuclear reactor accident in history, which occurred on April 26, 1986 in the Soviet Union in Chernobyl, a disaster that spread radioactive contamination across much of Europe. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

The Truth About Chernobyl

Autore: Grigori Medvedev
Editore: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781850433316
Grandezza: 37,20 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 3839
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This is an account of the events leading up to the worst nuclear disaster in history. It also examines the subsequent cover-up at which both politicians and technicians connived.


Autore: Frederik Pohl
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 0765375966
Grandezza: 71,71 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 3361
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In an extraordinary novel, Pohl has cast the events surrounding the explosion at Chernobyl into a monumental work of speculative fiction. Based on careful research, Chernobyl takes readers into the lives, homes and heartbeats of the people who were there.


Autore: Don Nardo
Editore: Greenhaven Press, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781560060086
Grandezza: 44,98 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 7433
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Examines the Chernobyl nuclear accident in its historical, cultural, political, and human contexts.

The Chernobyl Disaster

Autore: Rebecca Rissman
Editore: ABDO
ISBN: 1617839558
Grandezza: 38,43 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 8909
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Across the globe, devastating disasters have changed the course of history. This title brings the Chernobyl disaster to life with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more. Explore the tragedies and triumphs of this disaster, how it helped shape the world as we know it, and how what we�ve learned from it has made the world a safer place. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Wormwood Forest

Autore: Mary Mycio
Editore: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309094305
Grandezza: 45,81 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 4314
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When a titanic explosion ripped through the Number Four reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant in 1986, spewing flames and chunks of burning, radioactive material into the atmosphere, one of our worst nightmares came true. As the news gradually seeped out of the USSR and the extent of the disaster was realized, it became clear how horribly wrong things had gone. Dozens died - two from the explosion and many more from radiation illness during the following months - while scores of additional victims came down with acute radiation sickness. Hundreds of thousands were evacuated from the most contaminated areas. The prognosis for Chernobyl and its environs - succinctly dubbed the Zone of Alienation - was grim. Today, 20 years after the worst nuclear power plant accident in history, intrepid journalist Mary Mycio dons dosimeter and camouflage protective gear to explore the world's most infamous radioactive wilderness. As she tours the Zone to report on the disaster's long-term effects on its human, faunal, and floral inhabitants, she meets pockets of defiant local residents who have remained behind to survive and make a life in the Zone. And she is shocked to discover that the area surrounding Chernobyl has become Europe's largest wildlife sanctuary, a flourishing - at times unearthly - wilderness teeming with large animals and a variety of birds, many of them members of rare and endangered species. Like the forests, fields, and swamps of their unexpectedly inviting habitat, both the people and the animals are all radioactive. Cesium-137 is packed in their muscles and strontium-90 in their bones. But quite astonishingly, they are also thriving. If fears of the Apocalypse and a lifeless, barren radioactive future have been constant companions of the nuclear age, Chernobyl now shows us a different view of the future. A vivid blend of reportage, popular science, and illuminating encounters that explode the myths of Chernobyl with facts that are at once beautiful and horrible, Wormwood Forest brings a remarkable land - and its people and animals - to life to tell a unique story of science, surprise and suspense.

Chernobyl And Nuclear Power In The Ussr

Autore: David Roger Marples
Editore: CIUS Press
ISBN: 9780920862506
Grandezza: 39,52 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 3457
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Editore: Thomas Telford
ISBN: 9780727703941
Grandezza: 59,67 MB
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Vista: 8860
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This volume describes the Chernobyl disaster. It describes the accident sequence, the radiological consequences in the USSR, and an estimation of the radiation situation in Eastern Europe following the Chernobyl accident.


Autore: Alexey V. Yablokov
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1573317578
Grandezza: 60,77 MB
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This volume, written by leading authorities from Eastern Europe, outlines the history of the health and environmental consequences of the Chernobyl disaster. Although there has been much discussion concerning the impacts of nuclear accidents, and Chernobyl in particular, never before has there been a comprehensive presentation of all the available information concerning the health and environmental effects of the low dose radioactive contaminants that were emitted from the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The official discussions emanating from the IAEA and associated UN agencies (e.g. the Chernobyl Forum reports) have largely downplayed or ignored many of the findings reported in the Eastern European scientific literature and as a consequence these reports have erred on the side of negative findings simply because much of what was known was not included in their assessments. This new book provides a complete and extensive summary of all known research, including that published in Russian and Ukrainian, and provides new insights to the likely long term health and environmental consequences of nuclear accidents. NOTE: Annals volumes are available for sale as individual books or as a journal. For information on institutional journal subscriptions, please visit www.blackwellpublishing.com/nyas. ACADEMY MEMBERS: Please contact the New York Academy of Sciences directly to place your order (www.nyas.org). Members of the New York Academy of Science receive full-text access to the Annals online and discounts on print volumes. Please visit http://www.nyas.org/MemberCenter/Join.aspx for more information about becoming a member.