Most Awesome Robots of 2012

Wave-Powered Robot Completes 9,000 Mile Ocean Trek

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Last November, Liquid Robotics let loose four Wave Gliders in the Pacific ocean. It's a slow, slow journey traveling at about 1.5 knots, but one Wave Glider, named "Papa Mau", has completed the 9,000 nautical mile trip across the Pacific, leaving a world record for longest autonomous trip in its wake.

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