Rebelliously Curious

The Escape of a Liquid Metal Human-Shaped Robot

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A new video shows a human-shaped ‘robot’ escaping from a miniature jail by transforming itself into a liquid metal state and then slipping through the prison cell bar. How is this possible? Research and mechanical engineer and co-author of the paper Carmel Majidi of Carnegie Mellon University breaks down his experiment and its possible real-life applications.

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