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Wind powered robots

16 years and 2 months ago · listen

Dutch artist Theo Jansen created what I believe are magnificent pieces of art: wind powered robots. The concept, the way it moves, the grace. Theo hopes, someday, that his creations can be set loose in the winds of the world to live lives of their own. Of course, someone as already take advantage of this and use it for advertising:

Still on robots, vertebrate physiologist John Long at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. is making an experience on robots mating and evolving. The idea is to better understand how vertabrates evolved, but I'll let you to read the full article.