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A Robot that Runs Faster Than Any Human

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robot cheetah

credit: DARPA

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When the biomimetic robotic cheetah was first revealed a few months ago, we all agreed this thing was pretty cool. Using a hydraulic pump to power it and a device that centers it on a treadmill, the cheetah was already able to run at an amazing 18 mph. Now, with a more powerful pump and better algorithms, the cheetah has been able to achieve DARPA's original goal of creating a robot that could run faster than any human.

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