Most talked about Popular Science stories

An Architectural Robot To Explore Other Worlds

popsci.com — As the Mars Curiosity rover's "Seven Minutes of Terror" video showed us, landing on a distant world can be extraordinarily difficult. Now scientists are envisioning a robot that could just be dropped from space onto Saturn's largest moon Titan, a ball-shaped droid that wouldn't need an airbag to soften its fall, since its entire flexible body is essentially a cushion.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @philipyam: Would blend right in on Tatooine MT @cqchoi: A Robot That Looks Like A Tumbleweed May Explore Other Worlds bit.ly/1sJjqWq in @popsci

Aug 28, 2014

Would blend right in on Tatooine MT @cqchoi: A Robot That Looks Like A Tumbleweed May Explore Other Worlds bit.ly/1sJjqWq in @popsci

Aug 28, 2014

RT @cqchoi: A Robot That Looks Like A Tumbleweed May Explore Other Worlds pops.ci/y2QCb7 by @cqchoi for @popsci

Aug 28, 2014

A Robot That Looks Like A Tumbleweed May Explore Other Worlds pops.ci/y2QCb7 by @cqchoi for @popsci