Robot Arm Can Build Complex Sandcastles You Can't With a Bucket and Shovel
Aug 06, 2012 11:24
Think you can build a mean sandcastle? This robot arm will beat you at it. Created by architects Petr Novikov, Inder Shergill and Anna Kulik, the Stone Spray robot features a nozzle on the end of a highly articulated arm that sprays a mix of sand, water, and a binding agent to ensure that its creations can't be destroyed that easily when the tide rolls in.
Wired has published a very nice feature on Kip Thorne and the science behind Chris Nolan's Interstellar. Kip Thorne is one of the world's most celebrated theoretical physicists. He and Nolan worked together to ensure depictions of scientific happenings in the film are as accurate as possible. Read more