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Category Archives: Water
A group called Polar Oceans Research Group along with people from Rutgers University, The University of Delaware and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo are working to track penguins with glider type robots. Specifically, the researchers are tracking Adelie Penguins to … Continue reading
Bluefin Robotics, makers of AUV’s (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles) was recently awarded a $30 million contract for HULS ( Explosive Ordnance Disposal Hull Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Localization Systems) by The Naval Surface Warfare Center. David Kelly, president of Bluefin Robotics stated, … Continue reading
Protei is the plural for Proteus, son of Poseidon, the god of the sea. Protei is a cool open source project aimed at creating a fleet of autonomous sailboats that help skim the surface of the water and clean up … Continue reading
Researchers at the UMASS Amherst Fluid-Structure Interactions Lab have built a fish that can achieve a speed of 4 g from a standstill. Some fish, like a Pike, can achieve speeds of 15 g for a few seconds. The researchers … Continue reading