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Chernobyl explained: What happened to the Chernobyl miners?

CHERNOBYL on HBO and Sky Atlantic recounts the 1986 power plant disaster which saw Europe pushed to the brink of a nuclear winter. Episode three of the mini-series is titled Open Wide, O Earth and sees a group of miners ordered to dig underneath the plant’s core to install a liquid nitrogen refrigerator to cool the molten core before it could melt through the Earth. But what happened to the… Read More »Chernobyl explained: What happened to the Chernobyl miners?