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Weird Wheels Move Robot In Four Directions Without Twisting

Perfect parallel parking for one tiny machine<p>Wheels, as we know them, could stand a little reinvention. They take fiddling and time to move into parallel spaces, and the whole world would be a better place if wheels could simply pull us sideways without any forward momentum. Fortunately, "mecanum …

NASA challenged designers to make a Martian home — one company created something incredible

In response to a NASA challenge, 3D design firm Fabulous designed the Sfero - a burrowing robot that 3D prints homes on Mars. The Sfero will access …

This drone can fly 30 mph through a forest without crashing

An algorithm generated obstacle-detection system that allows a drone to autonomously dip, dart and dive through trees at 30 miles per hour, without …

MIT

Tiny ‘Robogami’ Jumps Like A Flea

Flying Robot Bees Can Now Swim, Too

It's a bird! It's a fish! It's a Super Robot Bee!<p>When given the choice between sinking and swimming, these RoboBees will swim every time.<p>We first wrote about Harvard scientists' invention of robotic bees back in 2013. In some ways, not much has changed. The bees are still leashed to their power …

Powstał EuGenius, czyli robot - przewodnik

Robot EuGenius został zaprojektowany jako przewodnik po salach wystawowych. Projektem zajmowało się KUBASEK STUDIO, natomiast wykonaniem zajmowali …

Uber Powerful: The Car Service's Brazen Plan To Become A Robotic Superpower

Should we be excited or afraid?<p>This past spring, two engineers huddled behind computer monitors as they fine-tuned a robotic ape. The 443-pound simian-inspired machine, called Chimp, would soon be competing in the Pentagon-funded DARPA Robotics Challenge. The competition to build disaster-response …

Nasa 'Hedgehog' Robots to Hop and Tumble in Microgravity

Traditional Mars rovers roll around on wheels and they cannot operate upside-down in rough terrain. To overcome this problem, Nasa scientists are …

Robotics

This Is How You Build a Mars Colony, One Piece at a Time

It's a harsh world, but Foster + Partners thinks they have what it will take to make it livable and locally sourced<p>When it comes to building a Mars colony, it's going to have to be locally sourced unless we haul dozens of tons worth of material to the Red Planet – an unfeasible cost. NASA is …

Google engineer's swarm of mini robots could be the future of exploring Mars, and much more

At the 2015 IdeaFestival, Google engineer Dr. James McLurkin shared his research on swarm robotics and how he believes they could be the future of …

Who'll Be the First to Set Foot on Mars?

A relatively unbiased analysis of the groups attempting to reach Mars, with real Vegas odds on their success by Raphael Esparza of docsports.com.<p>Will NASA's Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft carry American astronauts to Mars? Or will China, Russia, or SpaceX beat them to the Red Planet. We …

In 2017, the First Private Company Will Try To Land on the Moon

Moon express landed three launches, starting in 2017. They're hoping to win the $30 million big prize.<p>Sixteen teams from around the world are racing to build unmanned lunar landers and rovers to win the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize, the largest incentive prize in history. But none of the …

Artificial muscles could allow robots to lift 80 times their own weight

It's a classic science fiction scene: an android is injured and its human-like exterior is laid bare to reveal the metallic gears and cables of its …

Robotics

Researchers build a robot that can reproduce

Physical Sciences & Engineering<p>pressoffice@cornell.edu<p>607-255-6074<p>One of the dreams of both science fiction writers and practical robot builders has …

Robotics

DARPA Wants A Robotic Space Port

It'll be either a dull repair shop or one step toward conquering geosynchronous orbit<p>Humans have hurtled objects into space since the Soviet Union’s Sputnik satellite in October, 1957. After 92 days, Sputnik crashed back to Earth, a victim of inevitability as much as anything else. While humans are …

DARPA helicopter with insect legs preps for full-on robotic invasion

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Russia Shows Off Robotic Cockroach

Say, is this house bugged?<p>The secret roach’s name was Death's Head, aka Blaberus Cranifer, and it came from Russia on a mission. It is a small, mechanical beast, styled after the death's head cockroach. According to Russian state-owned Sputnik news site, it was built in seven months by a group at …

This Is How Foster + Partners Wants to 3D-Print a Martian Settlement

The acclaimed architecture firm Foster + Partners has unveiled a series of images that depict plans for a 3D-printed settlement that could be built …

3D Printing

Take a Tour Inside Elon Musk's Taxi to the ISS

The stylish and sleek Crew Dragon looks more Starfleet than NASA.<p>The Crew Dragon is set to go up to the International Space Station in two years, so long as funding for the Commercial Crew Program is intact. But it's not too early to take a peak inside SpaceX's vehicle to deliver astronauts to …

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