November 25, 2014

Antarctic Ice Might Be Thicker Than Previously Thought, Reveals Linux Powered Underwater Robot SeaBED

SeaBED, a submersible robot powered by Linux, was recently used to scan the huge frozen ice sheets across Antarctica. That has helped scientists get detailed and high-resolution 3-D maps of the frozen continent for the first time. Researchers at the British Antarctic Survey will now be able to know more regions which had earlier been difficult to access because of the hostile conditions prevailing in the area.

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