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Robots en route to Antarctica to study underside of ice shelves

It has become increasingly common to see cliff-sized chunks of glacial ice falling into the Southern Ocean, suggestive of a warming climate. But scientists don't know what's going on beneath Antarctica's ice sheets., so they are preparing to find out.

iRobot will commercialize Seaglider, an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Seaglider, an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) developed by the scientists at the University of Washington, will be commercially developed by iRobot.
 

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The torpedo-shaped robots (technically underwater drones) are called Seagliders  and they were devel...
The torpedo-shaped robots (technically underwater drones) are called Seagliders, and they were developed with support from the National Science Foundation. The drones will venture into ocean cavities and take readings under the ice.
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