PHOTOS: The Mind-Blowing, Floating, Unmanned Scientific Laboratory
Wave Gliders are about to make scientific exploration a lot cheaper and safer
- By Joseph Stromberg
- Smithsonian magazine, May 2013
(Liquid Robotics )
Recently, the Papa Mau set a world record sailing from San Francisco to Australia. It wasn’t the fastest voyage (the trip lasted a year), but it was the longest of its kind—over 10,000 miles of ocean without a human onboard.