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Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust

Enlarge / Ryugu’s rubble-pile surface, taken by MASCOT shortly before it hit and started bouncing. For the last few months, Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been engaged in various acts of interplanetary aggression, shooting the asteroid Ryugu in order to blast free material for a return to Earth. But Hayabusa2’s visit …

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Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics

Enlarge / A Tribot leaps ahead of its peers. Robots have traditionally been roughly humanoid in form, which has some obvious advantages, in that the robots are better able to integrate into a human-designed environment. But there are lots of environments that aren’t human designed, and researchers have been experimenting …

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