A hole is seen in the dome inside the damaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Photo: AP

Craftsmen built Notre Dame, now it’s up to hi-tech robots and Chinese drones to save it. How will they pull it off?

  • Some of the technology to be used to restore the cathedral has already been on display including China-made drones equipped with HD cameras
  • The rebuilding effort is likely to draw upon expertise gleaned from disasters like the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan and the Brazilian National Museum fire
Topic |   France

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A hole is seen in the dome inside the damaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Photo: AP
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This photo provided on Tuesday April 16, 2019 by the Paris Fire Brigade shows fire fighters working at the burning Notre Dame cathedral. Photo: BSPP via AP

Notre Dame blaze fully extinguished, experts say landmark’s age and design fuelled fire and narrow streets nearby foiled firefighters

  • Authorities are analysing their response to the fire that tore through the more than 850-year-old cathedral
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This photo provided on Tuesday April 16, 2019 by the Paris Fire Brigade shows fire fighters working at the burning Notre Dame cathedral. Photo: BSPP via AP
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