Here is a sea cucumber inspired robot that can change shape from liquid to solid state get out of tight spaces. As you can see in this video, this person-shaped robot can escape jail by turning into liquid. This reminds of us of the famous T1000 robot from the Terminator franchise.
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Watch this person-shaped robot liquify and escape jail, all with the power of magnets
For this robot, a phase shifting material was developed by embedding magnetic particles into gallium.
[HT] [credit] [authors: Qingyuan Wang, Chengfeng Pan, Yuanxi Zhang, Lelun Peng, Zhipeng Chen, Carmel Majidi, Lelun Jianh]
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