#Ocean Research

Quadroins – meet the artificial birds being used to study the Ocean

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Meet the prototype of the robot penguin, named Quadroin, is being used to study the Ocean Quadroin, developed by German company EvoLogics, is designed to conduct research missions in all weather, dive to over 150m and interact with other Quadroins. Quadroins novel design is thanks to Burkard...

RRS Sir David Attenborough (aka ‘Boaty McBoatface’) leaves the River Tyne

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Yesterday the stern section of the new polar research ship for Britain, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, was transported by barge from Hebburn-based shipyard A&P Tyne (Newcastle) to Cammell Laird's shipyard in Birkenhead. While the project marks a large government investment in 'frontier science' actually moving the...