NASA Developing Swarm of Smartphone-Sized Swimming Robots to Explore Oceans on Distant Planets

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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In a bid to bolster its exploration of distant worlds and dig deeper for signs of life, NASA has been working to develop a swarm of cell-phone-sized swimming robots. These would be able to swim in oceans underneath the thick icy shell and possibly bring evidence of the habitability of celestial bodies. The concept named Sensing With Independent Micro-Swimmers (SWIM) i...

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