Chernobyl disaster 30 years on: lessons not learned

  title={Chernobyl disaster 30 years on: lessons not learned},
  author={Chris Mccall},
  journal={The Lancet},
30 years after a test went horribly wrong and triggered the world’s worst nuclear accident, those who monitored the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster say the main lesson is simple: secrecy kills. Alexey Breus still has the time Chernobyl blew etched in his memory: 1:23 am and 40 seconds on April 26, 1986. Luckily for him, he was not actually at work at the time. Breus, then a 27-year-old nuclear plant operator, turned up for his shift a few hours later via the work bus. No one told him there… Expand
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