Tag: chernobyl

Last week I posted an aerial drone video of Chernobyl and something that caught my eye was this ginormous metal structure towering high above the area. I had no idea what it was, but a kind reader later informed me that it was the Duga-3┬áradar system (now out of commission). Would love to climb this […]

WHOA. At 1:33 in the video, what in the hell is that structure?! It’s like a giant empty billboard skeleton or something. WHAT IS IT?!


Photo: Gerd Ludwig/INSTITUTE Funded partially by a Kickstarter campaign, photographer Gerd Ludwig has gone back to Ukraine for the 3rd time in recent years to document the changing landscape and people affected by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear meltdown. In the photos posted at The Big Picture, Gerd can be seen photographing the interior of the […]

Here is amazing video of modern day Chernobyl, Ukraine, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster 25 years ago and a recent hot topic due to the nuclear disaster in Japan. PBS Newshour correspondent Miles O’Brien ventures into the disaster zone with a Ukranian scientist on hand to get a sense of what was […]