Underwater robots could help contain BP oil leak

04/27/2010 | Popular Science

BP could deploy robotic submersibles to help contain an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The Macondo well has been leaking almost 42,000 gallons of oil per day after a rig exploded last week. The underwater robots' mission would be to seal off the oil well by activating a large valve.

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