Harvard soft robot explodes into action, jumps 30 times its height (video) - published on: Technology Companies List

Harvard University has pushed its soft robot concept in strange directions, but an exploding robot? That takes the cake. A new three-legged, silicone-based variant of the robot is filled with methane and oxygen that, when jolted with electricity, explode and trigger violent pressure that pushes the limbs off the ground. As you’d imagine, the results weren’t exactly timid during testing — the example robot jumped over 30 times its …

Read original article:  

Harvard soft robot explodes into action, jumps 30 times its height (video)

You can see the Listing Profile on: http://technologycompanieslist.com/harvard-soft-robot-explodes-into-action-jumps-30-times-its-height-video/

Harvard soft robot explodes into action, jumps 30 times its height (video)

  1. dearamityxo reblogged this from technologyclist
  2. thebrotherspin reblogged this from technologyclist
  3. sinethe reblogged this from technologyclist
  4. technologyclist posted this
Short URL for this post: http://tmblr.co/ZmIWFtdpp2Qk