A unique Bat bot: a robot that flies like a real bat

Technologies keep surprising us! Researchers from Caltech and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign created an amazing example of biomimicry. A Bat bot is a robot that has silicone wings. Changing shape of the wings during flight the robot looks so natural you wouldn't believe it's a bot! Watch this exciting video and see for yourself.



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13 Comments
Vigdis Westberg
What's the point.
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Feb 17, 2017 9:27PM
Ann Bob
Science fiction in action.
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Mar 9, 2017 9:47AM
Larry Jones
Way cool. As to what's the point? Why does there have to be one? I predict it's only a matter of time before industrial and/or military uses are found for this amazing invention.
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Mar 23, 2017 4:30PM
Connie Hurley
Amazing!! We have Bats under our front porch at night and this looks just like them.
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Oct 9, 2017 11:26PM
Joann May
So?
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Oct 16, 2017 6:16PM
Tom Burns
WOW
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Oct 16, 2017 7:58PM
Joanna Antonsen
Wow, you have done an amazing job creating this bat. I've witnessed a lot of new technologies in my lifetime. What next?
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Oct 17, 2017 5:14AM
Maureen Ballard
This is awesome
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Oct 17, 2017 5:14PM
Janis Halsey
This is amazing. It will lead to something even more amazing.
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Oct 18, 2017 12:44PM
Tito Ville
Why pick a bat when they can make one that flies like an EAGLE!!!!!!! An American symbol and tradition!!!!!!!
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Oct 18, 2017 1:36PM
Criona Walsh
Amazing
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Oct 18, 2017 9:42PM
Mia Broekman
So ????
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Oct 19, 2017 12:22AM
Diane Thompson
Dear "What's the point" and "So" - try making one - then you can tell us.
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Oct 19, 2017 4:57AM

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