The Most Radioactive Place in New York City - Documentaries
The story behind a radioactive site in Queens that may become New York City's next Superfund site.
Inside Fukushima Nuclear Power plant's ground zero
The first robot to be sent into the radioactive reactor of Fukushima nuclear power plant has stalled just three hours into its mission. These incredible pictures offer the first glimpse into the melte...
Fukushima Man Returns to Radioactive Town and Saves the Pets | Life With Dogs
Everyday, the last man in Fukushima walks the town carrying food to feed his four-legged neighbors.
Fukushima Radioactivity Detected on North American Shoreline
Scientists have for the first time detected small amounts of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear reactor accident in Japan in a seawater sample from the shoreline of North America, the Woods...
Chernobyl Exclusion Zone: Adrenaline & Radiation Urbex, A Good Day to Die Hard?
The Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster happened 27 years ago on April 26, 1986. After the explosion, a radius of 18.6 miles (30 km) was setup as the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. That "zone of alienati...
Church Rock uranium mill spill
The Church Rock uranium mill spill occurred in the US state of New Mexico on July 16, 1979, when United Nuclear Corporation's Church Rock uranium mill tailings disposal pond breached its dam. Over 1,0...
Church Rock uranium mill spill - Wikipedia
KS 150
KS 150 is a heavy water Gas Cooled Reactor (HWGCR) nuclear reactor design. A single example, A-1, was constructed at the Bohunice Nuclear Power Plant in Jaslovské Bohunice, Czechoslovakia. The power p...
Palomares, Almería
SpainPalomares is an agricultural, fishing and tourist village on the Mediterranean Sea in the Almería province of Andalucia, Spain. It is about 20 metres (66 feet) above sea level. The village falls ...
Inside Fukushima Nuclear Power plant's ground zero
The first robot to be sent into the radioactive reactor of Fukushima nuclear power plant has stalled just three hours into its mission. These incredible pictures offer the first glimpse into the melte...
Atomics International
Atomics International was a division of the North American Aviation company (later acquired by the Rockwell International company) which engaged principally in the early development of nuclear technol...
Atomics International - Wikipedia
Radioactive contamination from the Rocky Flats Plant
The Rocky Flats Plant, a former U.S. nuclear weapons production facility located about 15 miles northwest of Denver, caused radioactive (primarily plutonium, americium, and uranium) contamination with...
Radioactive contamination from the Rocky Flats Plant - Wikipedia
Acerinox accident
The Acerinox accident was an incident of radioactive contamination in Cádiz (Spain). In May 1998, a caesium-137 source managed to pass through the monitoring equipment in an Acerinox scrap metal repro...
Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Zone of Alienation (Ukrainian: Зона відчуження Чорнобильської АЕС, zona vidchuzhennya Chornobyl's'koyi AES) is an officially designated exclusion area around the ...
Chernobyl Exclusion Zone - Wikipedia
Santa Susana Field Laboratory
The Santa Susana Field Laboratory is a complex of industrial research and development facilities located on a 2,668-acre (1,080 ha) portion of the Southern California Simi Hills in Simi Valley, C...
Santa Susana Field Laboratory - Wikipedia
Kramatorsk nuclear poisoning incident
The Kramatorsk nuclear poisoning incident was a radiation accident that happened in Kramatorsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR from 1980 to 1989. In 1989, a small capsule containing highly radioactive caesium-13...
Mayak
The Mayak Production Association (Russian: Производственное объединение «Маяк», from Маяк 'lighthouse') is one of the biggest nuclear facilities in the Russian Federation, housing plutonium production...
Mayak - Wikipedia
McClure radioactive site
The McClure Radioactive Site was a housing site in Scarborough, Ontario that was contaminated with radium from a previous industrial use. McClure Crescent was a street in the housing complex where the...
Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first atomic bombs during World War II. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada...
Manhattan Project - Wikipedia
Kyshtym disaster
The Kyshtym disaster was a radiological contamination accident that occurred on 29 September 1957 at Mayak, a plutonium production site for nuclear weapons and nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in the S...
Kyshtym disaster - Wikipedia
AVR reactor
The AVR reactor (German: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Versuchsreaktor) was a prototype pebble bed reactor. It was located immediately adjacent to Jülich Research Centre in West Germany. Construction began...
AVR reactor - Wikipedia
Lake Karachay
Lake Karachay (Russian: Карача́й), sometimes spelled Karachai or Karachaj, is a small lake in the southern Ural mountains in central Russia. Starting in 1951, the Soviet Union used Karachay as a d...
Lake Karachay - Wikipedia
Lucens reactor
Switzerland Nuclear power plants (view) Active plants Closed plantsThe Lucens reactor at Lucens, Vaud, Switzerland, was a small pilot nuclear reactor destroyed by an accident in 1969.In 1962...
Lucens reactor - Wikipedia
Goiânia accident
49°15′51″W / 16.6746°S 49.2641°W / -16.6746; -49.2641 (Instituto Goiano de Radioterapia) The Goiânia accident was a radioactive contamination accident that occurred on...
Goiânia accident - Wikipedia
Pollution of Lake Karachay
Lake Karachay, located in the southern Ural Mountains in eastern Russia, was a dumping ground for the Soviet Union's nuclear weapon facilities. It was also affected by a string of accidents and disast...
McGuire Air Force Base
McGuire AFB/McGuire, the common name of the McGuire unit of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, is a United States Air Force base located in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, approximately 1...
McGuire Air Force Base - Wikipedia
Sequoyah Fuels Corporation
Sequoyah Fuels Corporation owned and operated a uranium processing plant near Gore, Oklahoma. The company was created in 1983 as a subsidiary of Kerr-McGee. In 1988 it was sold to General Atomics
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Mailuu-Suu
Mailuusuu (Kyrgyz: Майлуусуу) is a mining town in Jalal-Abad Province of southern Kyrgyzstan that has been economically depressed since the fall of the Soviet Union. From 1946 to 1968 the Zapadnyi Min...
Fort d'Aubervilliers
The Fort d'Aubervilliers is a former fortification of Paris built for 1842 to 1846 in Aubervilliers to control the "route de Flandre", now Route nationale 2, to the northeast of Paris. The Fort d'Aube...
Fort d'Aubervilliers - Wikipedia