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Offline dannyboy1121Topic starter

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Artificial Butterfly
« on: May 20, 2010, 04:23:43 PM »
I sure hope BBC don't limit access for people outside the UK. Researchers build a butterfly in order to study how it can fly.

BBC - Earth News - Artificial swallowtail butterfly reveals flight secrets

It's tiny but impressive. More info can be found at:

http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-3190/5/2/026003

 


Offline MikeK

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Re: Artificial Butterfly
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2010, 04:43:17 PM »
Yep, that's a basic ornithoper mechanism.  I have several "birds" that use that:

 


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