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Georgia Institute of Technology

Bio-Inspired Robot on Mars

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Caption: Using a combination of theory and experiment, Georgia Tech researchers have developed a new approach for understanding and predicting how small legged robots -- and potentially also animals -- move on and interact with complex granular materials such as sand.

Credit: Georgia Tech/Inertia Films

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