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10 Inventors Killed By Their Own Inventions

Living to see your invention work and take over the world might not always be the path nature chooses for you. History has a fair bit of examples of people who were, ironically, killed by their very own inventions as if their inventions wanted them to know that ‘they’, the inventions, didn’t want to materialize

Wave Glider: An Autonomous Wave-Powered Sensor Platform

(October 28, 2009) Roger Hine of Liquid Robotics discusses the Wave Glider, a new technology dedicated to collecting data about the ocean. The Wave Glider uses solar panels to harvest energy from the sun to propel itself, allowing for the Wave Glider to travel long distance without needing to refuel. Stanford University: www.stanford.edu Stanford Center