20 Things You Didn’t Know About Nuclear Accidents

Nuclear meltdowns have both harmed and benefited wildlife in contamination zones. 1. The worst nuclear accident in history, the 1986 Chernobyl disaster in Ukraine — then part of the Soviet Union — will leave measurable radioactive contamination in a 15,000-square-mile area for 300 years. 2. Shortly after the accident, needles on pine trees in a […]