Science robot ends Guinness record-breaking ocean journey
Papa Mau, an autonomous Wave Glider robot that sailed 9,000 miles across the oceans under its own power, closing in on Australia, where it landed after a year’s journey on November 20.
(Credit: Liquid Robotics)
After a record-breaking 9,000-mile journey across the ocean, a small autonomous robot recently arrived in Australia having collected and transmitted a wealth of scientific data that could lead to a better understanding of the world’s seas.
On November 17, 2011, a Silicon Valley startup called Liquid Robotics launched four of its Wave Glider robots from San Francisco, two of which…
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