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(Phys Org2)   Hunter-seekers just got one step closer to reality   (phys.org) divider line
    More: Interesting, Color, Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials, gold nanoparticles changes color, new film, unprecedented qualities, Change, UC Riverside scientists  
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2020-06-17 9:31:48 PM  
If you hold still it will have a harder time seeing you.
 
2020-06-17 9:55:02 PM  
I don't think they've gone far enough. They need to make the nano-material capable of self-replication. You know, in case any gets scraped off.
 
2020-06-17 10:29:37 PM  

rummonkey: If you hold still it will have a harder time seeing you.


Yeah, but the suspensor field will make it slippery, so when you grab it remember to hold it really hard.

Also, no butt stuff with hunter-seekers.  If you get it stuck up there, even Suk Imperial Conditioning won't stop the ER doctor from making fun of you.
 
2020-06-17 10:32:01 PM  
"For example, a camouflaged robot could enter tough-to-access underwater crevices. If the robot changes color, biologists could learn about the pressures facing animals that live in these environments."

Like what?  Oh shiat, the robot turned Goldenrod!
 
2020-06-17 11:21:04 PM  
it's for camoflauge on teh battlefield. they just don't say so. other applications as well.
 
2020-06-17 11:49:35 PM  
The thing that always bugged me about that scene in the '84 version was that when you were looking at Paul from the hunter seeker's point of view, there was a freaking pendulum inside of it.

I guess you had to fully wind your hunter seeker up before the suspensor field would work or something?
 
2020-06-18 6:58:01 AM  
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What a Hunter seeker may look like
 
2020-06-18 8:02:36 AM  
Make a predator cloaking suit out of that stuff.
 
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