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Contact: John Toon
jtoon@gatech.edu
404-894-6986
Georgia Institute of Technology

Stutter jumping

Caption: At the Georgia Institute of Technology, a simple robot device executes a series of jumps designed to examine the dynamics of jumping. The research could lead to reduced power consumption by hopping robots.

Credit: Georgia Tech Photo: Gary Meek

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