TITLE

Deep inside Fukushima

AUTHOR(S)
Gilhooly, Rob
PUB. DATE
April 2015
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/18/2015, Vol. 226 Issue 3017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the clean-up of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan following its 2011 accident, reporting on the use of robots to take photographs and collect data in parts of the plant with high radiation levels that are unsafe for humans to enter. Topics include the plant's owner, utility company Tepco and the use of relatively lightweight gamma cameras attached to the robots for radiation detection.
ACCESSION #
102169340

 

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