[Space] Inner Space

Andrew Gerrand andrewdg at gmail.com
Sun Feb 21 18:48:23 PST 2010


On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 6:26 PM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:
> This is (yet) another thing that I'm very interested in. The new
> hotness (where "new" is about a decade old) is underwater gliders,
> which have a mechanical method for changing their buoyancy between
> very slightly positive to very slightly negative and back, and use
> aerodynamic (well, hydrodynamic) surfaces to convert this to lateral
> motion. Recent research projects have crossed oceans - taking months
> to do so, in fairness, but nonetheless.

Well, I am *very* aroused.

Andrew


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