November 5, 2012

Wave Glider Works Through Sandy

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It seems that one of the unsung heroes of Sandy was Mercury, a wave glider from Liquid Robotic that was in the Atlantic, about a hundred miles east of Toms River, New Jersey. While the Frankenstorm did its worst, the intrepid service bot not only kept floating, it reported a 54.3 millabar drop in pressure. It continued to report the barometric pressure every ten minutes and is out there still.

Via Liquid Robotic

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at November 5, 2012 11:27 AM
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