Fukushima robot finds lava-like deposits thought to be melted nuclear fuel

Six years after the Fukushima meltdowns, there’s still a lot of cleanup to be done. Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) deployed an underwater robot to assess damage inside the Unit 3 reactor late last week, and the robot obtained images of debris that might be melted nuclear fuel. In some areas, the debris was around three feet thick.

Related: Fukushima radiation levels at highest since 2011 disaster

Via The Guardian

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