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New Robot Submarine From MIT

timothy posted more than 5 years ago | from the dive-dive-dive-no-wait-come-back dept.

Robotics 8

DOScrash writes "Popular Mechanics has a story on MIT's most autonomous robotic submarine ever, the Odyssey IV. It can dive more than 3.5 miles without a tether and knows how to get itself up if it's in trouble."

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yeah, but ... (3, Funny)

SengirV (203400) | more than 5 years ago | (#25204289)

... How effective is it at being autonomous drug mule. Seeing as how subs are all the rage in that field. Grant money? Who needs grant money when you have a BIG business backing your R&D. Only problem is the gun pointed at the back of your head and all, but people have endured worse to secure grant money.

Re:yeah, but ... (1)

Bob-taro (996889) | more than 5 years ago | (#25208459)

Only problem is the gun pointed at the back of your head and all, but people have endured worse to secure grant money.

Take what happened at Aperture Science, for instance ...

second post (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#25204453)

dedicated to #2 -- butt sex!

Re:second post (0, Troll)

noigmn (929935) | more than 5 years ago | (#25204691)

dedicated to #2 -- butt sex!

Well when it comes to butt sex it does have the important things right.

"knows how to get itself up if it's in trouble."

Everybody sing (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#25204875)

*sigh* All right, everybody start singing...

We all live in a robot submarine,
robot submarine,
robot submarine...

Thank the lord (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#25211239)

It would be rather embarrassing if they sent it to find the Titanic and declared it had sunk because it couldn't come back up again!

can't help myself (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#25217387)

"it knows how to get itself up if its in trouble"

Emergency!
Emergency! Mayday!
Break out the Viagra!

or does just keep a few recent issues of Autonomous Porn Monthly onboard?

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