July 17, 2024



Fast, steerable, burrowing soft robot for subterranean investigations

Inceptive Mind


We’ve seen robots take to the air, dive beneath the waves and perform all sorts of maneuvers on land. However, one frontier for robotic locomotion remains largely unexplored – below ground. Now, researchers at UC Santa Barbara and Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a fast, controllable soft robot that can burrow through the sand.

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