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'Midnight in Chernobyl' explores the world's worst nuclear disaster

It’s been 33 years since Reactor Number Four at the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station in Ukraine exploded, venting radioactive material into the atmosphere. That radiation rolled over huge swaths of what was then the western part of the Soviet Union, and the explosion entered history as one of the worst nuclear power plant disasters.

As with accounts of any disaster, there are three major questions: What happened,r by Adam Higginbotham.

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