Robots

Mars rover first drilling_COSMOS science magazine

Mars rover readies first rock drilling

Thursday, 17 January 2013

The Mars rover Curiosity will soon begin to drill into the Red Planet for the first time, mission officials said ahead of the highly anticipated endeavor.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Marine robot breaks distance record

Thursday, 6 December 2012

An unmanned marine robot has completed the longest journey of an autonomous vehicle, travelling 16,668km (9,000 nautical miles) across the Pacific Ocean to collect and transmit scientific data.

ASIMO_in_Poland_3

Another round, please, bartender ASIMO

Wednesday, 9 May 2012 - 1 comment

ASIMO is learning to serve drinks and take orders – do we smell a career change?

BRAIN

Tipping point?

Wednesday, 24 June 2009 - 3 comments

Are we approaching a juncture where technology will accelerate exponentially and we’ll merge with machines? We review the radical concept of the singularity.

NEWSLETTER

Sign up to our free newsletter and have "This Week in Cosmos" delivered to your inbox every Monday.

>> More information
Latest
issue
CONNECT
Like us on Facebook
Follow @COSMOSmagazine
Add COSMOS to your Google+ circles