Tag: Fukushima

Swimming Robot Successfully Explores Inside of Damaged Fukushima Reactor

Not too long ago, we touched on the concept of using robots as a way to complete surveillance at disaster-stricken areas. Fukushima, Japan is one of those places where robots could make a big impact. This week, an underwater robot entered one of the damaged Fukushima reactors and captured some stunning images. Robots are Critical for Examining Disaster Areas Scientists are using swimming robots to capture underwater images of Fukushima. The region became the …
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Radiation Levels in Fukushima Reach New Heights, Scientists Claim

The nuclear disaster that hit Fukushima a few years ago is still a very dangerous threat to this very day. Several years after the incident, there is still a high degree of contamination to take into account. In fact, tainted water inside a reactor containment vessel shows increased levels of radiation. It is evident there is still a long way to go before this disaster can be put behind us. …
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