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Early Christmas!

Since I’m flying out to Moscow on Christmas and since all of BC is in Snowpocalypse Mode meaning we can’t get down to Nate’s parents’ house, we had our little mini Christmas this evening. Here are a few of the things I got from Nate:

Another book on Leibniz! YAY

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I’ve mentioned to him that I find the Chernobyl disaster very interesting and that I was wanting to see the HBO miniseries on it at some point (we don’t have TV, let alone the HBO channel, so that wasn’t going to happen), so he got me the series and a book!

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And then, from my dad:

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He got one for Nate as well! It’ll be interesting to compare/contrast the results of this with the 23andMe results.

WOO!

Yikes

The Chernobyl disaster has always been something that’s been really interesting to me. It’s absolutely terrifying what happened, but the fact that it could have been much worse is even more terrifying.

I’ve heard good things about HBO’s mini-series, but I’ve never really seen one and don’t know how accurate they are. But the trailer is sufficiently terrifying, for sure.

This is the best documentary I’ve seen on it so far:

Chernobyl

Wow, so I’ve never known all that much about the Chernobyl disaster that happened 28 years ago today, but I saw a mention of it on CNN this morning so I decided to look it up.

I found this really interesting documentary about it:

I probably know a lot less about the disaster than most people, but I think this documentary would be interesting to check out regardless of how familiar you are with this bit of history.