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Privatising the ISS Feb. 13, 2018

The Trump administration is reportedly devising plans to privatise the International Space Station. If this goes ahead what might it mean for the international collaboration on the exploration of space? Click talks with Kate Arkless Gray. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems have invented a magnetically controlled soft robot only four millimetres in size that can walk, crawl or roll through uneven terrain, carry cargo, climb onto the water surface, and even swim in it. Click talks to Professor Metin Sitti, Director of the Physical Intelligence Department at the Max Planck Institute, about the future use of ...

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