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The Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) sent a pair of shape-shifting robots into the Fukushima Daiichi power station on Wednesday, April 15, in a second attempt to gather data on the temperature and radiation levels from the reactor. Local reports said a monitoring camera on one robot broke down, but Tepco believed it would not affect the operation. Tepco said the robots detected radiation dose from 4.7 to 9.7 sieverts per hour, less than one-tenth of what was expected, while the …
Industrial designer Christian Poulsen has, like many Star Wars fans, completely fallen for the BB-8 droid that has starred in the early trailers for The Force Awakens. However, in his spare time he decided to see if he could create his own version of the BB-8. Breaking down how he went about the process on his website through a detailed series of images, Poulsen said this was a “quick one day project.” He added, “I wanted to build my own functioning Star Wars droid. Using a Sphero, …