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NOVA : Building Chernobyl’s MegaTomb

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET

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Engineers race to build a massive dome to contain the crumbling remains of Chernobyl’s reactor.

  • Airdate(s): 6/13/2018, 9:00 - 10:00 PM ET
  • NOVA #: 4408
  • Original Broadcast: 4/26/17
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Episode Description

An international team of engineers races to construct a gargantuan dome to contain the lingering radioactive materials and crumbling remains of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, decades after being the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster.

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