Robots come to the rescue after Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. More than 10 years after a powerful earthquake and tsunami caused a massive nuclear meltdown in the Daiichi Power Plant, Lesley Stahl reports on the unprecedented cleanup effort. There are four-legged robots, robots that climb stairs and even robots that can swim into reactors flooded with water. They’re equipped with 3D scanners, sensors and cameras that map the terrain, measure radiation levels and look for the missing fuel. This is part of a massive clean up that’s expected to cost nearly $200 billion and take decades.
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