Robots on the Move

Monday 26 May 2008

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They can walk, roll, swim, and even dance to that funky music. Okay, so they’re a little stiff on that one. But today’s robots are not content to just sit and hum in a corner – they’re movers and groovers, and not only on this planet. We’ll go to the International Conference on Robotics and Automation and meet the latest in automatons – from aluminum chefs that whip up omelets to underwater machines that undulate like fish.

Also, the robot challenge – building autonomous robots to scour the Red Planet.

And, touchdown for the Phoenix Mars Lander.


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