< Beachapedia:Factoid | 2011 | 04
Underwater Robots Aid Penguin Research
- "Autonomous robots that follow the routes of swimming penguins are collecting information that could help scientists understand why the birds’ populations are dropping rapidly. The underwater robots, called gliders, are programmed to record ocean conditions as they follow the tracks of Adelie penguins swimming in the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica. - excerpt from this article in Wired.
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