Tag: Chernobyl

    Chernobyl’s nuclear fuel is ‘smoldering’ again and could explode

    Nuclear reactions are smoldering again in an inaccessible basement of the wrecked Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, Live Science reports. Researchers monitoring the plant — which infamously exploded in a deadly 1986 meltdown — have detected a steady spike in the number of neutrons in an underground room called 305/2. The room is full […]