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Swim robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel via The Washington Post

TOKYO — An underwater robot has captured images and other data inside Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on its first day of work.

The robot is on a mission to study damage and find fuel that experts say has melted and mostly fallen to the bottom of a chamber and has been submerged by highly radioactive water.

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Remote controlled robots are key to the decades-long decommissioning of the plant, but super-high radiation and structural damage have hampered earlier probes at two other Fukushima reactors.

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