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A photograph from the Oct. 31, 2017 Operation IceBridge flight over the Larsen C.

It seems as if robots are everywhere these days, so it was no surprise to hear that our autonomous chums are being sent into one of the most hostile and underexplored areas on the planet—the Larsen Ice Shelf in Antarctica.

There are just a few weeks left to catch our Robots exhibition before it goes off on tour, so we wanted to test how much attention you’ve been paying since it opened in October.

An illustration of how a Chatbot works

If you’ve used Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant or Amazon’s Alexa—or at least come across them—you may have already heard of the next supposed ‘big thing’ in artificial intelligence: chatbots.

The Clearpath Jackal robot

You might think you’ve stumbled across a proposal for the fourth Austin Powers film, but this blog comes from Post-Doctoral Research Assistant Andrew West. Andrew puts lasers on robots and makes them boldly go where no robot has gone before…