Please Remain Calm

Please Remain Calm

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Peter Sagal and Craig Mazin discuss the second episode of Chernobyl. With untold millions at risk after the explosion, nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk (Emily Watson) makes a desperate attempt to reach Valery Legasov (Jared Harris) and warn him about the threat of a second explosion that could devastate the continent. Mazin sheds light on the real-life scientists who inspired the composite character Khomyuk and demystifies how nuclear radiation works. He also gives context about seemingly small details, like the poem being read on the radio, and we get more surprising answers from Sagal's "really?" questions.

The Chernobyl Podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Media. Original music by Kaan Erbay. 
Comments (9)

Irina Zhdanova

I want to thank every person who made this mini series happen. I was born 5 years after Chernobyl, and never knew the history of what had happened. And it means so much for the people, that you went into all those details, did all this research. Although I do not know a person who swallows pills without water,but okay 😁 In all honesty, the amount of work you've done is mind blowing!

Jun 3rd
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Salle Vanderlippe

wondering how Three Mile Island compares to Chernobyl

May 26th
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Salle Vanderlippe

Salle Vanderlippe good to know thanks!!

May 30th
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Jack Gerber

Salle Vanderlippe Other than partial meltdown of the core, not comparable relative to radioactive release, contamination, etc

May 28th
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Razvan R

thanks

May 22nd
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Illia

Awesome podcast. Very accurate. Greetings from Ukraine

May 21st
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Clement George

Great series.

May 21st
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DA UNDERGROUND

LoL

May 18th
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Paul Perrea

0p

May 17th
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