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Carnegie Mellon University

Zoe Robot Searches for Subsurface Life

Caption: The Zoe robot will use a one-meter drill, shown here protruding above the robot's solar cell deck, to search for subsurface life in Chile's Atacama Desert. Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute and the SETI Institute are leading the NASA-sponsored field experiment.

Credit: Carnegie Mellon University

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