Obviously this book was written just after the disaster to jump on the bandwagon, but why 2 authors who do not know what a "watt" is, and seem hopelessly confused about fission have been chosen is a mystery to me.
The subtitle "An unanswerable indictment of nuclear power", is arrant nonsense. Even these clowns list 6 contraventions of the safety code by the staff, with a Soviet reactor design which has, and indeed still has some horrifying defects. They were built without any quality control, by a country without even the necessary building materials, to a minimal budget.
What is true is that the Soviets are not competent to design, and build nuclear reactors.
Three Mile Island was about the worst incident to occur with a Western sophisticted design, again caused by operator arrogance, and maybe that killed 1 person, as opposed to the hundreds, or thousands, the Soviets will not say, who will die as a result of political force being applied to antideluvian technology.
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