National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR)
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Modern robotics playing a key role at Chernobyl
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster has hit the news recently. April marked the 33rd anniversary of the catastrophic accident at the Soviet reactor, near the city of Pripyat, in modern day Ukraine, in 1986. In addition, a five-part historical drama starring Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård and Emily Watson, is also attracting plenty of viewers on Sky Atlantic.
Using modern robotics in the UK's nuclear clean-up operation
Since the UK’s first power station was connected to the grid in 1957, the UK have been pioneers in nuclear technology. However, in those post-World War II days, the nuclear industry wasn’t designed with decommissioning in mind.