This ship hull grooming robot was designed to remove marine fouling deposits (which translates to about $500 million in maintenace and fuel costs) from the hulls of ships, eliminating excess drag.
The Robotic Hull Bio-inspired Underwater Grooming (HULL BUG) is similar to an autonomous vacuum cleaber that uses a biofilm detector to differentiate between clean and unclean surfaces. The HULL BUG detects the presence of microorganisms and cleans the hull before a colony of barnacles (which eats up fuel and reduces the speed of a ship) is built.
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Color photographs appeared in the middle of the XIX century but were available only to a very narrow privileged circle of people. Therefore, it is normal if the family stores black and white photographs of relatives of those years. Many even like to review them again and again as old cards can awaken special feelings and memories, transfer through time. Read more
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