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Bad Robot Worsens Oil Spill

An underwater robot bumped some of the machinery that is helping to collect part of the oil leak. This forced BP to actually take the well cap off again to fix it, leaving nothing to stem the flow of oil … Continue reading

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Sentry Robosub Heads To Gulf

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is sending a robotic submarine called Sentry to the Gulf of Mexico to help examine the oil plume rising from the BP oil disaster. According to oceanographer John Delaney, Sentry looks like “a flying bar … Continue reading

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Robot Sub Deployed To Stop Oil Leak

The oil drilling rig known as the Transocean Deepwater Horizon rig was engulfed in an explosion last Tuesday. On Friday, the oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico had completely sunk. Transocean, a Swiss company owned the oil rig and … Continue reading

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