FlipperBot Video

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FlipperBot Video

Based on a study of both hatchling sea turtles and "FlipperBot" -- a robot with flippers -- researchers have learned principles for how both robots and turtles move on granular surfaces such as sand. The work was done by researchers Dan Goldman, Nicole Mazouchova and Paul Umbanhowar.


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Physics and Physical Sciences, Robotics
bio-inspired, Dan Goldman, FlipperBot, granular media, locomotion, robot, sand, sea turtle
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  • Created On: Apr 23, 2013 - 12:39pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:58pm