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A Hive of Robotic Bees

In a previous post, Harvard’s work toward developing a tiny robotic fly was discussed.  The idea proved interesting enough: small, insect-sized flying robots roughly 1.5 centimeters in length.  With enough revision, these robotic flies may even prove useful for more than just breaking new ground in small flight, such as aiding in rescue or gathering […]

The Ancient Argentavis

Six million years ago, Argentavis Magnificens soared across the Argentinean skies . It is the largest flying bird ever discovered and was the size of a small aircraft. Argentavis had a wingspan of approximately 23 feet, a wing area of  75 square feet, and a length of about 12 feet. It weighed 150-170 pounds, which is an average […]