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Radioactive Grain from Chernobyl Has Been Distilled into Vodka | Live Science

Thrill seekers visiting the ruins of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine may soon be able to take a piece of the site’s radioactive history home with them — in their livers.

A team of scientists from the U.K. and Ukraine have just produced the first bottle of what they’re calling Atomik vodka: artisanal spirits made from water and grain harvested in the reactor’s once-forbidden exclusion zone.

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Fukushima: It’s much worse than you think | Al Jazeera English

“With Three Mile Island and Chernobyl, and now with Fukushima, you can pinpoint the exact day and time they started,” he said, “But they never end.”

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Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Hi-Res Photos | Cryptome

If you’re wondering why trace amounts of radiation has been found in Washington state, check out these photos. The most trashed reactor, No. 3,  above, is actually in reasonable shape while the one that looks the most undamaged, No. 2, has probably already melted down.

Draw your own conclusions about the safety of nuclear power.

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