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Fukushima fuel-removal quest leaves trail of dead robots | Japan Times

The latest robot attempting to find the 600 tons of nuclear fuel and debris that melted down six years ago in the wrecked Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant met its end in less than a day.

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By Alex Kirkpatrick

Alex is a passionate writer and science communicator with a BSc (hons) in Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology from Lancaster University, and an MSc in Science Communication from the University of the West of England.

Alex is currently a PhD candidate in the field of science communication. His research focuses on, among other things, the relationship between science and society, and engaging lay audiences via narrative forms. He is particularly interested in transportation theory and its application in communicating sciences.