Gallery: Solar-Powered Wave Glider Robot Used To Collect Hurricane Issa...

 

A few days ago, we reported how the Wave Glider—a self-propelled, solar and wave-powered robot designed by Liquid Robotics—had been deployed to track great white sharks in the Pacific Ocean. Now word has reached us that when Hurricane Isaac struck off the Gulf of Mexico, the Wave Glider was actually being tested by US scientists. As such, they took the opportunity to use the multi-purpose robot to gather storm data at sea level.

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