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Teleoperated robots on the Moon (and Amazon)

My science fiction novelette, High Moon, was originally published in the May 2005 issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact Magazine. Ten years later, I’ve learned how to upload stories to Amazon so that it can be read on Kindle … Continue reading

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High Moon (reposted)

(In honor of China’s Yutu probe, I thought I’d repost this entry from Feb. 25, 2011.) Way back when, I wrote a science fiction novelette called “High Moon,” about teleoperated lunar mining robots in Wild Old West Cosplay. It appeared … Continue reading

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Space Elevator Conference Robots

The 2011 Space Elevator Conference was held on August 13 in Redmond, Washington at the Microsoft Conference Center. I dropped by to take a few pictures of various types of robots that space elevator advocates hope might someday climb their … Continue reading

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Robots and Radiation

“Robots to the Rescue,” Technology Review (29 March 2011): . . . . constructing robots designed to withstand high levels of radiation would be difficult. “For radiated environments, one needs robots that are particularly rugged,” he says. “Such robots typically … Continue reading

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Robot arm studies

As I get closer to designing a teleoperated robot that I can actually build, I wanted to experiment with different robot arm designs. Hence I took the re-design of a couple days ago and made several re-designs out of it … Continue reading

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Here come the robots

Daily Mail: Pictured: The robots called in to help prevent nuclear meltdown at Fukushima plant As I suggested a week ago:

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Robots at Fukushima: a clash of cultures

From Salon Magazine: Where are the robots at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant? Japan employs more robots than any other country . . . So why are human beings manually pouring water over the reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power … Continue reading

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