The Nuclear Of The Chernobyl Nuclear Plant Essay

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The radiation is present from the origin of the universe, about 20 billion years ago, since intervened in the Big Bang: Big Bang. So that the radioactivity existed on our planet long before the appearance of life on it, every living organism contains traces of radioactive substances. But less than a century that mankind discovered this phenomenon by scientists like Henri Becquerel, Wilhelm Roentgen and Marie and Pierre Curie and others.

In 1945 we can say that tragically began the "Nuclear Age" with the fall of the first atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. From there the certainty that nuclear bombs could destroy our civilization affects political decisions and attitude towards war. But fortunately the man has made the peaceful use of this energy such as in medicine.

On April 26, 1986, he exploded reactor No. 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant, impacting the world with the greatest human and ecological tragedy of all time. Since then radiation have poisoned the lives of approximately 8 million people in Belarus, Ukraine and Russia, who did not know clearly the consequences of the disaster could generate on their health.

In subsequent to the explosion, entire communities at least 400,000 people days, were evacuated because radiation levels in their homes were harmful to health.

Thirteen years after the terrible accident, social assistance for victims as well as care and medical care is rare and difficult to obtain. Thirteen years later, surprisingly the…

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