Movie club: Chernobyl Episode 1

Slides:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/17dyLLqUbnBQ_QI4nT11YG9Eot64OH51FZnBzBV_1PgE/edit?usp=sharing

Chat:
00:22:42 Teacher Lee: skeleton crew on nightshift
00:23:42 Teacher Lee: steam explosion
00:23:46 Teacher Lee: hydrogen explosion
00:24:07 Teacher Lee: uranium enrichment is way too low to cause a nuclear explosion
00:24:15 Teacher Lee: 5% vs. 99%
00:25:23 Teacher Lee: pocket dosimetry
00:26:29 Teacher Lee: film badge changes color
00:27:10 Teacher Lee: Geiger counters are hand-held devices
00:28:10 Teacher Lee: The plant has large, fixed radiation monitors that are very accurate.
00:28:29 Teacher Lee: fire fighters
00:28:47 Teacher Lee: Over-ranged and broke.
00:28:56 Teacher Lee: Lax attitude.
00:29:09 Teacher Lee: “Believe you indications!”
00:29:16 Teacher Lee: *your
00:29:23 Teacher Lee: NBC
00:30:04 Teacher Lee: Nuclear, Biological, Chemical warfare
00:30:53 Teacher Lee: 450 mrem will kill 50% of the people in a couple of days without medical treatment.
00:31:08 Teacher Lee: LD 450/50 (LD = lethal dose)
00:31:29 Teacher Lee: Politicians were in charge.
00:31:32 Teacher Lee: Very bad.
00:31:53 Teacher Lee: Sweden suddenly had radioactive milk and grass.
00:31:57 Teacher Lee: They called Russia.
00:32:08 Teacher Lee: How are things over there?
00:32:14 Teacher Lee: Here? Everything fine!
00:32:59 Teacher Lee: evacuate
00:33:03 Teacher Lee: not necesary
00:33:33 Teacher Lee: physicist
00:33:35 Vasanth: t
00:33:40 Teacher Lee: physician = Dr.
00:34:07 Teacher Lee: Civil servant
00:34:15 Teacher Lee: authority
00:34:27 Teacher Lee: Expediter or facilitator
00:34:44 Teacher Lee: A “fixer”
00:35:02 Teacher Lee: makes things “happen”
00:36:25 Teacher Lee: graphite
00:38:16 Teacher Lee: The KGB can disappear that guy.
00:39:20 Teacher Lee: A member of the Communist Party was assigned to deal with the incident.
00:39:23 Teacher Lee: particles
00:39:30 Teacher Lee: gamma
00:39:34 Teacher Lee: neutrinos
00:39:43 Teacher Lee: colide
00:39:49 Teacher Lee: collide
00:40:02 Teacher Lee: miss
00:40:29 Teacher Lee: Graphite is used to slow down particles and provide shielding
00:44:03 Ivan Korzhavin: contained
00:46:09 Teacher Lee: Lead/water/concrete/boron-infused plastics reduce the radiation levels by factors of 10
00:46:51 Teacher Lee: Westinghouse reactors have a containment building to contain all radioactivity during an accident.
00:47:09 Teacher Lee: General Electric and VVER to do not.
00:47:15 Teacher Lee: Boardroom
00:47:26 Teacher Lee: We hope old translates to wise.
00:47:39 Teacher Lee: WWII
00:47:48 Teacher Lee: Veterans
00:47:57 Teacher Lee: They rebuilt the USSR and Russia
00:48:01 Teacher Lee: from scratch.
00:48:05 Teacher Lee: Heros
00:48:16 Teacher Lee: Endured much hardship
00:48:30 Teacher Lee: clout (influence, power)
00:49:21 Teacher Lee: Can’t afford to panic.
00:49:45 Teacher Lee: Helicopter pilot
00:49:56 Teacher Lee: died immediately when he flew over?
00:50:13 Teacher Lee: The radiation was streaming straight upward!
00:50:54 Teacher Lee: catastrophe (kuh TASS truh fee)
00:50:58 Teacher Lee: glow
00:51:00 Teacher Lee: clouds
00:51:05 Teacher Lee: the “plume”
00:51:43 Teacher Lee: Radiation ionizes the air
00:51:50 Teacher Lee: ions
00:51:56 Teacher Lee: are charged particles
00:52:00 Gerard: q
00:52:30 Teacher Lee: dialog (DY uh log)
00:52:36 Teacher Lee: fuel (FEW wul)
00:52:46 Teacher Lee: Like a spotlight
00:53:09 Teacher Lee: Beware of large glows on the horizon. It might not be a city.
00:53:28 Teacher Lee: Unprecedented event
00:53:30 Teacher Lee: WTF?
00:54:09 Teacher Lee: People who “know better” (know the risks) left immediately.
00:54:32 Teacher Lee: lead (LED)
00:59:59 Teacher Lee: Decay heat
01:01:32 Teacher Lee: liquid nitrogen
01:01:51 Teacher Lee: COLD
01:02:24 Teacher Lee: Woman? Not yet.
01:02:36 Teacher Lee: She was clueless.
01:02:44 Teacher Lee: Had readings.
01:02:53 Teacher Lee: Worked in another nuclear institute.
01:02:57 Teacher Lee: She could take readings.
01:03:30 Teacher Lee: She said: “Houston, we have a problem.”
01:04:12 Teacher Lee: What did you know about Chernobyl before now?
01:04:35 Teacher Lee: The radioactive particles went up into the atmosphere and was carried by winds around the world.
01:05:24 Teacher Lee: After TMI in 1979
01:05:54 Teacher Lee: TMI = Three Mile Island nuclear plant in Pennsylvania
01:06:00 Teacher Lee: protests
01:06:13 Teacher Lee: public is generally anti-nuclear.
01:06:24 Teacher Lee: They fear the unknown and also bad designs.
01:07:03 Teacher Lee: More time, more damage to your body
01:07:16 Teacher Lee: So do it quick.
01:07:28 Teacher Lee: I Survived Chernobyl (T-shirt)
01:08:08 Teacher Lee: reduction (ruh DUCK shun))
01:08:15 Teacher Lee: Not if you get cancer.
01:08:43 Teacher Lee: Time, distance, and shielding will reduce your radiation exposure.
01:08:46 Teacher Lee: (TDS)
01:09:03 Teacher Lee: Short time, long distance, much shielding
01:09:08 Gerard: t
01:11:49 Teacher Lee: Vandellos
01:11:53 Gerard: Asco
01:11:54 Teacher Lee: Asco
01:12:09 Teacher Lee: Fear.
01:12:25 Teacher Lee: To hell with climate change. shut down the nuclear plants.
01:13:41 Teacher Lee: Cut off your nose to spite your face.
01:14:08 Teacher Lee: evil (EE vil)
01:14:13 Teacher Lee: Evil Empire
01:14:21 Teacher Lee: Ronald Reagan
01:14:24 Teacher Lee: Slides
01:15:30 Gerard: q
01:17:01 Teacher Lee: Where do you get your FONTS!?
01:17:13 Teacher Lee: Concrete-block walls
01:17:22 Teacher Lee: Recording an audio.
01:17:38 Teacher Lee: Stove, kitchen, ladles
01:17:43 Teacher Lee: strainer
01:17:56 Teacher Lee: kettle for boiling water
01:18:01 Teacher Lee: faucet, sink
01:18:07 Teacher Lee: Censured
01:18:15 Teacher Lee: Scapegoat
01:18:30 Teacher Lee: Gas stove?
01:18:49 Teacher Lee: To throw him under the bus
01:18:55 Teacher Lee: sacrificial lamb
01:18:57 Teacher Lee: patsy
01:19:14 Teacher Lee: “council housing”
01:19:37 Teacher Lee: potatoes?
01:19:44 Teacher Lee: tap = faucet
01:20:02 Teacher Lee: pasta strainer
01:20:11 Teacher Lee: drain
01:20:22 Teacher Lee: small clock
01:20:33 Teacher Lee: cigarettes and a lighter by the clock
01:20:48 Vasanth: a filter?
01:20:52 Vasanth: for coffee?
01:21:02 Teacher Lee: tea strainer, tea basket
01:21:50 Teacher Lee: Standard design
01:21:57 Teacher Lee: kitchen package
01:22:10 Teacher Lee: Planned obsolescence
01:22:33 Teacher Lee: Make products to decay after 1 year, for example.
01:22:56 Teacher Lee: If it’s not broke, don’t “fix” it.
01:23:17 Teacher Lee: surgeon caps
01:23:35 Teacher Lee: desk lamp
01:23:46 Teacher Lee: Refused to believe his eyes and instruments
01:24:06 Teacher Lee: control boards
01:24:12 Teacher Lee: rolling chair
01:24:16 Teacher Lee: swivel chair
01:24:25 Teacher Lee: janitor’s clothes
01:24:35 Teacher Lee: “scrubs”
01:25:01 Teacher Lee: labcoats over your regular clothes
01:25:32 Teacher Lee: indicating lights
01:25:35 Teacher Lee: status lights
01:26:03 Teacher Lee: gory, bloody
01:26:14 Teacher Lee: disposable clothes – incinerate them
01:26:25 Teacher Lee: bleeding through the skin
01:26:52 Teacher Lee: helmets
01:27:08 Teacher Lee: to put out (extinguish) the fire
01:27:28 Teacher Lee: Is he holding a collapsible fire hose?
01:27:34 Teacher Lee: bleeding palm
01:27:45 Teacher Lee: visor
01:27:49 Teacher Lee: clear visor
01:28:06 Teacher Lee: not hardhats
01:28:17 Teacher Lee: asbestos
01:28:30 Teacher Lee: fire-proof material
01:28:45 Teacher Lee: Star = man in charge
01:28:54 Teacher Lee: crew chief
01:29:18 Teacher Lee: Easy to store
01:29:58 Teacher Lee: Spray
01:30:16 Teacher Lee: the water became radioactive due to the particles in it.
01:30:39 Teacher Lee: High levels of radiation can make you vomit, nauseated.
01:31:18 Teacher Lee: Wow. A burning blaze
01:31:27 Teacher Lee: the aftermath of the steam explosion
01:31:46 Vasanth: debris or wreckage
01:31:53 Teacher Lee: debris, wreckage
01:31:56 Teacher Lee: fire trucks
01:32:00 Teacher Lee: ladders
01:32:06 Teacher Lee: rubble
01:32:09 Teacher Lee: undershirt
01:32:15 Teacher Lee: old-style phone
01:32:20 Teacher Lee: headboard on the bed
01:32:25 Teacher Lee: nightstand
01:32:28 Teacher Lee: wallpaper
01:32:35 Teacher Lee: clock, lamp
01:32:47 Teacher Lee: pajama pants
01:32:51 Teacher Lee: pillow
01:32:59 Teacher Lee: eyeglasses
01:33:08 Teacher Lee: ashtray and cigarettes?
01:33:12 Teacher Lee: sheets
01:33:15 Teacher Lee: on the bed
01:33:51 Teacher Lee: sliding doors to outside or a balcony?
01:34:31 Teacher Lee: rotary-dial phone
01:34:56 Teacher Lee: We still “dial a number”,
01:35:05 Teacher Lee: even though we push buttons now.
01:35:19 Teacher Lee: We had 7
01:35:21 Teacher Lee: digits
01:36:33 Teacher Lee: We used to have “party lines”.
01:38:01 Teacher Lee: switchboard
01:38:23 Teacher Lee: observers
01:38:25 Teacher Lee: bystanders
01:38:38 Teacher Lee: watching the glow in the distance
01:38:42 Teacher Lee: metal coffee cup
01:38:55 Teacher Lee: toboggan (hat) on the kid
01:39:30 Teacher Lee: stairway
01:39:40 Teacher Lee: handwheel on the door
01:39:56 Teacher Lee: vault-like door
01:40:08 Teacher Lee: dingy walls, run-down look
01:40:35 Teacher Lee: Is the green/red light device an alarm?
01:40:39 Teacher Lee: Bunker
01:41:46 Teacher Lee: very strong, secure door
01:42:58 Teacher Lee: valve room
01:43:04 Teacher Lee: piping tunnel
01:44:03 Teacher Lee: glow blue from the Kerenkhov (?) effect

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