Revisiting Chernobyl: A Nuclear Disaster Site of Epic Proportions

An abandoned daycare center near Chernobyl

Courtesy: PBS NewsHour

The nuclear crisis in Japan has renewed interest in the 1986 nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl in Ukraine. PBS NewsHour Science correspondent Miles O'Brien traveled to the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster, which is approaching its 25th anniversary.

You can read the transcript or watch the story about what life is like now near Chernobyl.

Mile O'Brien discussed his observations while producing the story in a conversation with PBS NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan.