Tinker, Tailor, Robot, Fly Feature Summary

Type:
From Physics Research
Title:
Robotic Fly
Description:
Think before swatting the next fly you see, because it might be a robot. Researchers from the Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory have developed a robotic fly that can actually take flight. Read about the journey to develop the fly at Robotic Fly, and be sure to see the video of the fly in flight.
Image:
image credit: Robert Wood, Harvard University; <a href="http://micro.seas.harvard.edu/research.html" target="_blank">image source</a>; <a href="http://www.compadre.org/informal/images/features/robot-fly-large-10-16-09.gif" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: Robert Wood, Harvard University; image source; larger image
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/robot-fly-large-10-16-09.gif
Featured:
December 1, 2009 - December 16, 2009