On April 26, 1986, operators in this control room of reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant committed a fatal series of errors during a safety test, triggering a reactor meltdown that resulted in the world's largest nuclear accident to date. Today, the control room sits abandoned and deadly radioactive. Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Ukraine, 2005 (Gerd Ludwig/INSTITUTE)

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The "Elephant's Foot", a superlethal radioactive lava formation at Chernobyl. http://nautil.us/blog/chernobyls-hot-mess-the-elephants-foot-is-still-lethal

Inside of Chernobyl reactor 4 Watchout of radiation ... ! You can even feel, hear it ...

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Corium flowing like lave through the reactor when the Chernobyl reactor melded down...The valve was made for steam to move through.

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