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Robotic Expectations for Disaster Relief
The DRC is a competition of robot systems and software teams vying to develop robots capable of assisting humans in responding to natural and man-made disasters. It was designed to be extremely difficult. Participating teams, representing some of the most advanced robotics research and development o...
Date: 2014-09-18 18:14:21
User: Community of Lights
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Irma: A Birds Eye View
Millions of people who evacuated before Hurricane Irma are starting to go home. Crews are bringing aid, but the recovery effort will take weeks or even month...
Date: 2017-09-12 21:32:57
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Hurricane Maria - Puerto Rico
All regions of Puerto Rico battled floodwaters as Hurricane Maria regained “major hurricane status” off the coast of the Dominican Republic.
Date: 2017-09-23 13:19:08
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Buddy: A Disaster Relief Robot
Buddy, engineered by Team Mojavaton, participated in the DARPA Robotics Challenge trials in December, 2013. The goal of the competition was to encourage the development of robots that can assist humans in natural and man-made disasters. Though Buddy experienced a mechanical malfunction during the tr...
Date: 2014-09-18 17:50:52
User: Community of Lights
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NOAA: A Momentous Month of Tornadoes (April)
This animation shows the GOES-East infrared imagery from April 1-30, along with the locations of each tornado that formed during the time (symbolized as red dots). Though tornadoes cannot actually be seen by GOES, these satellites are instrumental in being able to detect the conditions associated wi...
Date: 2011-06-02 22:40:49
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Lightning Displays Around the Globe
An incredible photographic journey capturing amazing lightning displays around the world. Lightning is a massive electrostatic discharge between the electrically charged regions within clouds or between a cloud and the surface of a planet. The charged regions within the atmosphere temporarily equali...
Date: 2014-03-29 19:17:19
User: Community of Lights
Views: 6664
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