What would happen if an electric current no longer flowed, but trickled instead? This was the question investigated by researchers working with Christian Ast at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research. Their investigation ...
Nov 08, 2016 in Quantum Physics
A tiltable head could improve the ability of undulating robots to navigate disaster debris (w/ video)
Search and rescue missions have followed each of the devastating earthquakes that hit Haiti, New Zealand and Japan during the past 18 months. Machines able to navigate through complex dirt and rubble environments could have ...
May 09, 2011 in Robotics