A Sunken Cold War Nuclear Sub Is Leaking Radiation at Levels 800,000 Times Normal

Using a robotic sub, a team of investigators has detected traces of radiation leaking from Komsomolets—a Soviet nuclear submarine that sank 30 years ago in the Norwegian Sea. The recorded radiation levels are unusually high, but scientists say it’s not threatening humans or marine life.

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Author: George Dvorsky on Gizmodo, shared by Erin Marquis to Jalopnik

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