06 PM | 02 Jul

The Untethered #RoboBee #robots #bees [#geekgirl]

Changes to the Robobee — including an additional pair of wings and improvements to the actuators and transmission ratio — made the vehicle more efficient and allowed the addition of solar cells and an electronics panel. This Robobee is the first to fly without a power cord and is the lightest, untethered vehicle to achieve sustained flight. (Image courtesy of the Harvard Microrobotics Lab/Harvard SEAS) June 2019

Source: Youtube

01 PM | 21 Dec

Portal – Carol Of The Turrets #Merrymerrymerrymerryscience [#geekgirl]

Time for some tests! Shoot the subjects! Make them all die! (If they survive)

Bake them a pie! The time is nigh! Testing is here! Let out a cheer! Please sing along! This is our song! For the Animal King! We’ll always sing! Guns we will bring, bullets we will sling! Fill them with holes! That is our goal! Test if you dare! Are you still there Please sing along! This is our song! With joyful ring! We’re caroling! Neurotoxin Is pumping in! From everywhere! Filling the air! Filling the air! Filling the air! Oh, how they pound! Raising the sound! Throughout Aperture! GLaDOS is here! Merry, merry, merry, merry science! Merry, merry, merry, merry science! Testing all year! With Christmas cheer! We’ll only stop When subjects drop! With joyful ring! We’re caroling! Neurotoxin Is pumping in! From everywhere! Filling the air! Filling the air! Filling the air! Oh, how they pound! Raising the sound! Throughout Aperture! GLaDOS is here! Merry, merry, merry, merry science! Merry, merry, merry, merry science! Testing all year! With Christmas cheer! We’ll only break! For tasty cake! That is our song!

02 PM | 07 Mar

Amazing #animal #Robots that really exist #video [geekgirl]

The family of robot animals from the German developer of robotics Festo is growing. The company presents many new robots, for example: a swarm of ants that can interact with each other, as well as butterflies and dragonflies, which are characterized by all the ease and grace of these insects. When they were created, the company focused not only on their appearance, but also on behavioral characteristics.

Source and full transcript on YouTube