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· August, 2011

Stories about Science from August, 2011

Japan: A Revealing Blog by a Fukushima Robot Operator

  30 August 2011

Blogger Erico Guizzo at IEEE Spectrum's robotics blog reported that “an anonymous worker at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant has written dozens of blog posts describing the ups and downs of his experience as one of the lead robot operators at the crippled facility.” The blog was called “Say...

Nigeria: Two Satellites Launched

  22 August 2011

Wadr.org reports [fr] that ” Nigeria announced on Thursday that it had launched two satellites to monitor natural hazards, such as drought and floods, as well as to improve agriculture and security”.

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