Chernobyl Disaster – Accident in nuclear power plant

Chernobyl Disaster - Accident in nuclear power plant

Chernobyl Disaster – Accident in nuclear power plant

Chernobyl Disaster – Accident in nuclear power plant – In 26.04.1986 accident occurred
in the
nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The cause was an explosion of hydrogen
in a nuclear reactor
. Contaminated surface was 125-146 thousands km² of Ukraine, Belarus,
Russia,
and the radioactive cloud was moving over Europe. Because of contamination
were evacuated
and resettled more than 350 thousands people.

Greatest eggs – Record belongs to African Ostrich

Greatest eggs - Eggs in Natural History Museum, London

Greatest eggs – Record belongs to African Ostrich

Greatest eggs:

  • Biggest  eggs endured extinct already Elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus). This giant, measuring 3 meters bird lived in Madagascar until around the year 1000. A.D. The preserved eggs are 30 cm long and weigh 10 kg. Today’s record is the African Ostrich (15 cm and 1.5 kg).
  • Smallest  eggs, measuring approx. 6 mm consists Bee hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae).
  • Thickest shell egg was Elephant bird approx. 3 cm.
  • Largest in the world Chicken egg has been placed on the Belarusian farm in Grodno – weighs 160 g.
  • Most expensive eggs are eggs of the beluga called black gold. Kilogram of this delicacy costs 34 thousand dollars.