The nuclear reactor exploded on April 26st 1986. Ranga’s story emphasizes, that 30 years after the disaster the aftermath is still vibrantly perceptible. The map allows the viewer to interactively explore the territory around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and allows to measure the radiation exposure in several locations.
The colored hexagons correspond to what intensity areas are contaminated by radioactivity. Hovering with the cursor will show the exact value on the scale (left), measured in micro sieverts per hour. The comparison value puts the data in context.