Wed Dec 5, 2012, 11:10 AM
morningfog (6,609 posts)
Swimming robot reaches Australia after record-breaking trip
A self-controlled swimming robot has completed a journey from San Francisco to Australia.
The record-breaking 9,000 nautical mile (16,668km) trip took the PacX Wave Glider just over a year to achieve.
Liquid Robotics, the US company behind the project, collected data about the Pacific Ocean's temperature, salinity and ecosystem from the drone.
The company said its success demonstrated that such technology could "survive the high seas".
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Response to Occulus (Reply #2)
Wed Dec 5, 2012, 10:34 PM
awoke_in_2003 (20,981 posts)
3. While breast feeding...
and performing a circumsion on a pit bull.
There are two types of people in the world- those who support marriage equality and those who are assholes
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Thu Dec 6, 2012, 11:05 AM
mike_c (32,333 posts)
5. STOP IT, ALL OF YOU! BE SERIOUS!
Narwhals, FUCK YEAH!
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