Tuesday, September 27

Youtuber enters the heart of Chernobyl: the ground zero of the disaster | Digital Trends Spanish

YouTuber Kyle Hill made one of those almost impossible visits, entering ground zero of the nuclear plant in Chernobylthe so-called New Safe Confinement (NSC) zone.

This steel megastructure has nearly 1 million M30 TCB Greenkote screws installed, protecting the planet from radioactive radiation.

I Got Access to Chernobyl’s Deadliest Area

The NSC is a gigantic structure, taller than the Statue of Liberty and big enough to fit the Roman Coliseum inside it, designed to roll over the number 4 reactor that was at the epicenter of the 1986 disaster in 2016.

Touring the interior of the NSC requires express permission from the government. The process involves multiple checkpoints, radiation meters, and protective gear.

“The ambient radiation rate is more than 100 times higher than almost anywhere else on Earth. [Zona de Exclusión de Chernobyl]Hill noted over the loud beeping of his radiation monitor.

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