‘Liquid That Thinks:’ Swarm of Ping-Pong-Ball-Sized Robots Created

Photo: Researchers are creating teams of tiny robots. (Credit: Image University of Colorado at Boulder)

from Science Daily

Dec. 14, 2012 — University of Colorado Boulder Assistant Professor Nikolaus Correll likes to think in multiples. If one robot can accomplish a singular task, think how much more could be accomplished if you had hundreds of them.

Correll and his computer science research team, including research associate Dustin Reishus and professional research assistant Nick Farrow, have developed a basic robotic building block, which he hopes to reproduce in large quantities to develop increasingly complex systems. . . . Read Complete Report

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