How A Partial Nuclear Meltdown Expanded The Field Of Robotics04:50


The partial meltdown of one of Three Mile Island's nuclear reactors 40 years ago left areas of the Pennsylvania facility highly radioactive. Along came a group of young researchers who had an idea to send robots in to help fix the damage. Amy Sisk (@amyrsisk) from member station WESA reports that their work helped expand the then-fledgling field of robotics.

This segment aired on March 29, 2019.

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