30 Jun '14, 2pm

Video Monday: Curiosity's First Martian Year, Android Newscasters, and Baxter Gets a Promotion

This is clever: rather than try and develop some kind of submarine for exploring ice-covered oceans, NASA instead went with an axle-type rover. The rover is waterproof and has enough positive buoyancy that it "sticks" to the underside of the ice, and if you flip your perspective upside-down, you can imagine that you're just driving on the bottom of the ocean, instead of on the top:

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hard...

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care2.com 29 Jun '14, 11pm

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