29 Nov '16, 1pm

Chernobyl reactor covered by world's largest-ever moveable metal structure

Chernobyl reactor covered by world's largest-ever moveable metal structure

Dealing with the remnants of a nuclear disaster is no easy task. As a case in point, take a look at the Chernobyl reactor, where the world’s largest moveable metal structure will seal the plant’s fourth reactor for decades to come. Seeker reports that Ukrainian authorities have created an arch nearly as long as two football fields and taller than the Statue of Liberty to cover the crumbling remains of Reactor Number Four’s contaminated structure. The goal is to help keep future generations across Europe safe from the nuclear radiation that continues to emanate from the reactor that melted down over 30 years ago.

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