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Reactors Do Not Explode. A Brief History of the Chernobyl Disaster

Reactors Do Not Explode. A Brief History of the Chernobyl Disaster

Kateryna Mikhalitsina , Stanislav Dvornytskyi

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Chornobyl is more than just a city name. It is a symbol of a tragedy that shook the world, a terrible lesson, and an eternal reminder of the dangers of nuclear energy. This book is an attempt to explain the catastrophe to people born after it. Its goal is to make "Chornobyl" not just a word that people associate with Ukraine, but a conscious historical experience.
The book explores Chernobyl from different perspectives: The City: its history, rise, and tragic decline; The Nuclear Power Plant: a description of its operation, fatal mistakes, and horrific consequences; The Exclusion Zone: a chilling space where life froze under the oppression of radiation; The Tragedy: a chronicle of events, human casualties, and unspeakable pain; The Symbol: a warning for the future, a call for responsibility and caution.
The authors of the book not only describe the events but also explore their causes and consequences. They analyze the technical aspects of the catastrophe, reveal the emotions of the people who experienced the tragedy, study the impact of radiation on the environment, and analyze the political repercussions of the event.
This book will not leave the reader indifferent. It makes you think about the value of life, responsibility to people and the planet, and how important it is to learn from the mistakes of the past to prevent tragedies in the future.

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Product details

Category: Modern history, Science & Natural history, Children's cognitive literature, Young adults
Language: Ukrainian
Publisher: Portal
Illustrated by: seri/graph
Paper type: Mat
Cover type: Hard
Age: 12+
Print length: 136
ISBN: 978-617-7925-17-9
Dimension: 245.0 x 270.0 mm