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Robotics in Space, Medicine, Home and Military

Basics -- Robotics

History and Development of Robot --Concepts akin to a robot can be found as long ago as the 4th century BC, In the 1930s, Westinghouse Electric Corporation made a humanoid robot known as Elektro, exhibited at the 1939 and 1940 World's Fairs....over the next 20 years robots are expected to replace 90 million jobs.. read more

What is Robotics-
Science and technology of robotics, etymology, components of robots, manipulation of robots, types of robots, human interaction and control of robots and dynamics and kinematics of robots ...read more

Types of Robots - Robots on earth, robots in space,

Ways to Use Robots- robots on earth (underwater explorer, robots in surgery, robots to assist soldiers, robots to harvest crops... read more

What is Cybernetics- the science of communications and automatic control systems in both machines and living things. Cybernetics extracts, from whatever context, that which is concerned with information processing and control... read more

Artificial Intelligence - (AI) is both the intelligence of machines and the branch of computer science which aims to create it...read more

Nanorobotics - Nanorobotics is the technology of creating machines or robots at or close to the microscopic scale of a nanometres (10-9 metres). More specifically, nanorobotics refers to the still largely hypothetical nanotechnology engineering discipline of designing and building nanorobots... read more

Telerobotics - Telerobotics is the area of robotics concerned with the control of robots from a distance, chiefly using wireless connections (like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, the Deep Space Network, and similar), "tethered" connections, or the Internet. It is a combination of two major subfields, teleoperation and telepresence... read more

Robotics Timeline- ~ as far back as - 50AD- In two works (Pneumatica and Automata) Heron of Alexandria describes many machines and automata ...read more

Robotic in Space

Spacecrafts-- History, design, control, list of space probesm, llunar probes, mars probes, venus probes, comet and asteroid probes, solar probes...

Space Probes - What is a space probe, types, interplanetary trajectories, notable probes ...

NASA Robot Links -

Robotics in Medicine

Robot Assisted Heart Surgery and the Da Vinci Surgical System which is being used in prostate surgery...Robotics surgery

Robots in the Home

Domestic Robots - Helper robots, social robots, toy robots, robot lawnmowers.. read more

Robots in the Military

Military Robots -

Predator Drone -

Foster-Miller Talon -

Robots in the Workforce

Industrial Robots

Robotics in Education K-12

K-12 Robotic Sites
K-12 Robotic Sites and Activiites
Rover Ranch - NASA Page
VGO Robot in Schools and at home

General Robotics Sites

General Robotic Sites
Robotics History
Robotics Competitions
Artificial Intelligence Sites
Research Labs/Groups
Cybernetics (Undergraduate/Graduate)
Robotic Companies