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This tiny nuclear reactor just won safety approval

A nuclear power startup called NuScale has received safety approval for its tiny nuclear reactor. The reactor features a compact form factor and modular design. If something goes wrong in the reactor, the system douses itself in its own cooling pool to prevent disaster. When you hear the term “nuclear…
bubmag
September 5, 2020
Chernobyl

The Ultimate Destination for Doomsday Preppers

A few years ago, some friends and I spent four days trespassing on blasted land though the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to the exploded nuclear reactor at the center of it. I had been doing research with doomsday preppers, people who imagine the world is entering a terminal phase, and though…
bubmag
August 13, 2020
Chernobyl

HBO’s “Last of Us” Will ‘Expand & Enhance’

Having just come off some major BAFTA wins for HBO’s mini-series “Chernobyl,” that show’s creator Craig Mazin is returning to the network fold for the upcoming live-action series adaptation of Naughty Dog’s iconic video game “The Last of Us”. Mazin will serve as a writer and producer on the upcoming…
bubmag
August 1, 2020
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“Chernobyl” Biggest BAFTA Series Winner Ever

Sky has announced that its HBO co-production “Chernobyl” has become the biggest BAFTA-winning series in history. The nuclear disaster mini-series scored nine awards across the BAFTA TV Awards and BAFTA TV Craft Awards, including best mini-series and best actor for Jared Harris. Those were in addition to seven prizes it…
bubmag
August 1, 2020
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Chernobyl among the big winners at virtual BAFTA TV Awards

Chernobyl has won two top prizes at this year's virtual BAFTA TV ceremony following huge success at the organisation's craft awards earlier this month.Telling the story of the nuclear disaster at the Ukraine plant on 26 April 1986, the five-part Sky original series took home the gongs for best mini-series…
bubmag
July 31, 2020