Real Robotics: 1,024 tiny robots learn to work together, mimic shapes


Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

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Taking a break from fiction, today we bring you a bit of Transformers-relevant news from the world of science! Harvard University researchers have taught a swarm of 1,024 small robots called ‘Kilobots’ to work together and emulate shapes, the BBC reports.

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