Robots: From Everyday To Out Of This WorldConsumer Rating
- Number of Pages: 48
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- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
The word 'robot' may remind us of science fiction, but robots these days are a science truth. The Amphibot can swim by snaking its body back and forth, then hit the shore and start walking. Robopets can purr, sleep, play games and even tell jokes. The authors with the acclaimed and bestselling Fantastic Feats and Failures and Science Detectives present a detailed look at robots yesterday, nowadays and inside the future. Robo soccer is the most popular robotic sport. Learn about their many different shapes, sizes and uses and meet robots who do dangerous and dirty jobs, help perform surgery, look like us, show emotion like us and considerably a lot more. Did you know? In the 1700s, a Swiss craftsman and his son built a mechanical boy who could write brief messages. The humanlike robot ASIMO can balance on 1 foot while kicking a soccer ball. See robots at work (and play) in homes, factories, wrestling rings, sewers, hospitals, oceans and outer space. Their function in our lives is growing all the time.
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