|Absinth Ghosts perceived and welcomed by Francis Englehardt within the halls
of the Nebula Sound Chamber. Visual Decontamination by Sick Sheep, Gres & Kul.or.Blind.
IIoo6 Track Rabbit Suppers (ASCAP).
On the Friday evening of April 25, 1986, the reactor crew at Chernobyl-4, prepared
to run a test the next day to see how long the turbines would keep spinning
and producing power if the electrical power supply went off line. This was
a dangerous test, but it had been done before. As a part of the preparation,
they disabled some critical control systems - including the automatic shutdown
Shortly after 1:00 AM on April 26, the flow of coolant water dropped and the
power began to increase.
At 1:23 AM, the operator moved to shut down the reactor in its low power mode
and a domino effect of previous errors caused an sharp power surge, triggering
a tremendous steam explosion which blew the 1000 ton cap on the nuclear containment
vessel to smithereens....