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R: Robots

thermidor II
Thermidor II was one of the special exhibits at Mad Machines and Roboteers

Flying UFOs, voice-activated dogs and robotic insects joined stars from the programme Robot Wars to celebrate National Science Week.

James Korolus.
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7-year-old James and see more robots (Real, G2, 57")

The Mad Machines and Roboteers day at the Inspire Science Centre in Norwich drew a huge crowd of keen roboteers.

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Special guests were Rex Garrod, builder of Robot Wars' Cassius and Brum, and Bill Bigge, electronic artist and micro roboteer, along with the Norwich Robotics Project.

""It is to show kids about science and technology," said Rex Garrod.

"It should be fun. If things are fun you want to learn - and once you start to learn it is a job to give up!"

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Internet links:
Inspire Hands-on Science Centre
BBC Online: Robot World
Robot Wars Official Site

 

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