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Shape-Shifting Robot Forms From Magnetic Swarm

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Shape-Shifting Robot Forms From Magnetic Swarm. It`s going to be so cool when this this technology goes mainstream.
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Hits: 26803 | Favorites: 29 | Emailed: 20 | Rating: 3.1 | Category: Science | Date: 03/16/2008
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Male, 13-17, Southern US
 4280 Posts
Monday, March 17, 2008 10:46:18 PM
very cool

Male, 13-17, Canada
 1625 Posts
Monday, March 17, 2008 7:14:12 PM

Male, 18-29, Europe
 50 Posts
Monday, March 17, 2008 4:43:38 PM
"I doubt it. Source? I'd like to be proven wrong because it would be... awesome, basically"

i think the movie is pretty much a source for this in itself, if you do a little logical thinking.
They have the idea, and they know how they want it.
they just don`t know of any way to make it small enough, and they don`t have the materials that is needed to make it work. It would need production in nano scale (wich is still being figured out), and a material that allows an easy change in the magnetic structure, so it kan bind itself to any other of the same material at any point around a spherical construction. A change in magnetfield can also give a change in colour (corect magnetic field can bend light so only certain colour specters reflect.)
So they know how to do it, just not HOW.


Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 125 Posts
Monday, March 17, 2008 4:35:03 PM
sweet, I can't wait

Male, 13-17, Canada
 2402 Posts
Monday, March 17, 2008 3:57:54 PM
Ohhhh coool.

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