At first glance, it’s hard to know what’s happening in this picture. A giant mushroom seems to have sprouted in a factory floor, where ghostly men in hardhats seem to be working.  But there’s something undeniably eerie about the scene, for good reason. You’re looking at the largest agglomeration of one of the most toxic substances ever created: corium.

The Famous Photo of Chernobyl's Most Dangerous Radioactive Material Was a Selfie

At first glance, it’s hard to know what’s happening in this picture. A giant mushroom seems to have sprouted in a factory floor, where ghostly men in hardhats seem to be working. But there’s something undeniably eerie about the scene, for good reason. You’re looking at the largest agglomeration of one of the most toxic substances ever created: corium.

Chernobyl's reactor number three

In Pictures: Inside Chernobyl

Chernobyl's reactor number three

♥♥♥ Major biological discovery…inside the Chernobyl reactor??: Thick coat of black slime growing on the radioactive walls.

Major biological discovery…inside the Chernobyl reactor??

♥♥♥ Major biological discovery…inside the Chernobyl reactor??: Thick coat of black slime growing on the radioactive walls.

Chernobyl’s Hot Mess, “the Elephant’s Foot,” Is Still Lethal - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

Chernobyl’s Hot Mess, “the Elephant’s Foot,” Is Still Lethal - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

Inside the Chernobyl Reactor

Inside the Chernobyl Reactor

The Chernobyl Reactor - The Chernobyl disaster demands many analyses to really understand what happened there and how to avoid anything similar in the future. This article is one such analysis.  http://www.euronuclear.org/e-news/e-news-20/chernobyl-avalanche-print.htm

The Chernobyl Reactor - The Chernobyl disaster demands many analyses to really understand what happened there and how to avoid anything similar in the future. This article is one such analysis. http://www.euronuclear.org/e-news/e-news-20/chernobyl-avalanche-print.htm

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