Oregon profs plan giant robotic space cockroach warriors

#Space

Tue, Jan 5th, 2010 10:59 by capnasty NEWS

Schmitt and his colleagues plan to build cockroach-like but much larger machines to be employed in "difficult jobs, such as military operations, law enforcement or space exploration". He says that current machines use far too much energy and computing power on locomotion, leaving little left over for the actual task at hand: in this case conquest, subsequent subjugation of the populace, and then the carrying of the campaign onward into space.

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