Robots: Deep-Sea Exploration

Posted 15 Jan 2010 at 16:00 UTC by mwaibel Share This

One typical area of application for robots are dangerous environments. Say 1000m below the ocean surface. Or next to an erupting volcano. Or both, as recently accomplished by Woods Hole's ROV JASON. As expedition leader Alberto "Tito" Collasius Jr. tells us in the latest episode of Robots, driving a robot next to an explosively erupting volcano will give even the most seasoned deep-sea explorer sweaty palms. For a closer look, check out these two amazing videos, tune in or read on.

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