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A Completely Automatic Robot Jet Fighter Passes Further Tests

The X-47B looks exactly the same as the B-2 stealth bomber but there is one major difference, it is totally automated. The X-47B is the US Navy’s newest UAV and it’s the very first robotic fighter to exist. Robotic predator and Reaper drones that are currently in Iraq and Afghanistan are controlled by pilots on [...]

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Robots and Their Potential Uses in Warfare

I recently read an article that talked about robots in Afghanistan being used to disarm IEDs and it got me thinking. What would a world be like where robots did all the fighting? When I think of robots fighting it nearly always conjures up an image of Arnie as Terminator, a robot sent back in [...]

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Japanese Corporation Aims to Build a Solar Ring on the Moon

The world’s energy needs are coming to a crisis point but technology could solve this in a Japanese plan to put solar cells around the moon’s equator. That’s 11,000 km of solar cells twinkling on the moon. The electricity from the solar cells would be converted to microwaves and lasers would beam the power to [...]

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A Robotic Japanese Lunar Base Is Planned for 2020

Japan (a government panel of Waseda University) has recently announced that it is going to send robots to the moon to create a moon base. This obviously has come after America announces that it is not going to bother with the moon just yet and I expect that Japan will take full advantage of the [...]

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Laugh Out Loud at My list of the Top 10 Worst Robots in the Universe

If you sit down and think about it there are lots of robots that have been created. From the big to small, stupid to intelligent and imaginary to real life they do a good job and in our imagination a lot more. There are  experimental, one-offs, actual robots and androids. The difference between robots and [...]

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Best of the Web Podcast- Stem Cells, Fusion Power, Quantum Computers, Useful Robots, Solar Energy and a Lot More

A general science podcast on the latest happenings and ideas for the future on Stem cells, future burger to prevent heart attack , fusion power, quantum computers, useful robots, bringing water to poor people, solar energy use in the future, a tool to make anything you desire and feeding the poor. Podcast By Quirks and Quarks Join the [...]

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Midweek Podcast, A Robot Uprising? Or A Toaster Defeat?

After talking about the singularity and robots this midweek podcast gives you all the tools to find out what to do when the machines rise up and how to survive. Plus, a man whose implanted circuitry brings him closer to cyborg-dom, and the daughter of Isaac Asimov, the writer who first laid out moral behavior [...]

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Robots March Forward Triumphantly

Robots are fascinating things to talk about, make movies about and generally be scared about nowadays. Of course we’ve all seen the new terminator movie but that is science-fiction isn’t it? Let’s try and start at the beginning with the first robot, that sounds logical to me. Leonardo da Vinci had a good go at [...]

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