Chernobyl: Home bittersweet home

When Reactor No. 4 blew its top on 26 April 1986, expelling an unimaginable amount of radioactive particles into the atmosphere, Chernobyl was declared a no-go zone. One man defied the authorities by staying put — and he has no regrets

What is Nuclear Energy?

How does nuclear energy work? Is radiation a risk? Find out the difference between nuclear fission and fusion, how uranium fuels the process, and the pros and cons of this alternative energy source.