Chernobyl’s Massive Radiation Shield Is Preventing Nuclear Fallout

The damaged Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant still holds 200 tons of nuclear fuel and if it were to leak into the atmosphere, the consequences would be catastrophic. So the world came together to find a way to seal the radiation and the result is a megastructure like we’ve never seen before.

Where Do We Store Nuclear Waste?

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