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Thread #59418 Message #1563898
Posted By: Amos
14-Sep-05 - 08:22 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
In other news, something really worth seeing if you can find the right M&M:
RESEARCHERS BUILD WORLD'S SMALLEST MOBILE ROBOT, September 14
In a world where "supersize" has entered the lexicon, there are some things getting smaller, like cell phones and laptops. Dartmouth researchers have contributed to the miniaturizing trend by creating the world's smallest untethered, controllable robot. Their extremely tiny machine is about as wide as a strand of human hair, and half the length of the period at the end of this sentence. About 200 of these could march in a line across the top of a plain M&M.
Full story at http://www.physorg.com/news6473.html
ANd if it were a peanut M&M? I would guess about 300.