Wave Glider is a Wave and Solar Powered Unmanned Robotic Craft

Liquid Robotics created this unique marine research robot named Wave Glider. The unmanned robot uses the power of the waves, plus solar energy gathered by solar panels, for power. It can travel at speeds up to two knots per hour collecting real-time ocean data for scientists. The Daily has more details about these research robots here. Take a look:

Posted on March 14, 2012