Modular robot reassembles when kicked apart

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A robot developed by roboticists at the University of Pennsylvania is made of modules that can recognise each other.

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25 thoughts on “Modular robot reassembles when kicked apart

  1. It’s primary task …
    It’s primary task is to fall apart, but when disassembled they each have the individually are tasked with reassembly. at least that’s what I wish.

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  3. I like how they use …
    I like how they use “outside disturbance” when it’s really just a kick. xD

  4. dude that’s like …
    dude that’s like putting a turtle on it’s back respect your pet robot for cryin out loud!

  5. Cool a broken robot …
    Cool a broken robot that can be brokened cuz is all ready brokened… :-/

  6. this reminds me of …
    this reminds me of the terminator that turns to liquid and reassembles himself. its all gonna happen…

  7. slow processor = …
    slow processor = big time to calculate for the robot whereandhow to go…

  8. it seems you robots …
    it seems you robots have not masterd the force of gravity yet brainee 🙂

  9. @MrOnatopial This …
    @MrOnatopial This was created by very smart people. Probably smarter than you, if u average smart. And to say something like “stupid” to this its very stupid.

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