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‘Scorpion’ robot mission inside Fukushima reactor aborted via Phys.org

[…] TEPCO, the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant, sent the remote-controlled device into the No. 2 reactor where radiation levels have recently hit record highs. The “scorpion” robot, so-called because it can lift up its camera-mounted tail to achieve … Continue reading

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TEPCO pulls robot cleaner from Fukushima N-reactor via Japan News

[…] Analyzing already sent images, TEPCO estimated the maximum radiation level at 650 sieverts per hour. But it is yet to be known whether the highest-ever radiation level determined for the No. 2 unit indicates that the deposits on the … Continue reading

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Fukushima No. 2 reactor radiation level up to 73 sieverts per hour via

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant said Tuesday that the radiation level inside the crippled No. 2 reactor stood at an extremely high level between 31.1 and 72.9 sieverts per hour, underscoring the existence of radioactive substances … Continue reading

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Find out true reactor conditions via The Japan Times

Tokyo Electric Power Co. announced Wednesday that there is the possibility that criticality, a sustained nuclear chain reaction, had occurred “temporarily” and “locally” in the No. 2 reactor of the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. It detected radioactive … Continue reading

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