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Four Years Since The Phoronix Chernobyl Expedition

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Published on 26 April 2014 12:46 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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Today is the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster within the Ukraine. With this being a light news weekend, if you weren't a Phoronix reader four years ago, we took a trip out to Chernobyl and Pripyat and you can see a horde of our photos.

Four Years Since The Phoronix Chernobyl Expedition

While not related to computers, one of the most popular articles on Phoronix.com in the past ten years is in fact our Chernobyl pictures.

Four Years Since The Phoronix Chernobyl Expedition

Over Easter in 2010 was the visit to Chernobyl for two days. Those wanting to read about my thoughts and see all of the pictures can view Chernobyl in 2010.

Four Years Since The Phoronix Chernobyl Expedition


Some Phoronix readers have expressed in having another more organized Phoronix trip out to Chernobyl, but given the current instability in the region, that may be a while before I'm back in the area. Some Phoronix readers have also proposed in our forums a Phoronix "It Blew Up Real Damn Good" tour to other interesting and seldom-seen areas of the world. There's the possibility of checking out a few old Soviet sites this summer now that I have Russian residency but any organized Phoronix tours have yet to be decided for the near future.

Four Years Since The Phoronix Chernobyl Expedition


See all the photos.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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