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POTD-Hot Cell Area_Breazeale Reactor-1 24 19

Hot Cell area

Researchers at Penn State's Radiation Science and Engineering facility use mechanical hands to safely handle radioactive samples in a heavily shielded 'hot cell' chamber. The mechanical hands are so proficient they can pick up a thin needle.

IMAGE: Patrick Mansell