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Category Archives: Tensegrity

An emerging theory is that natural systems are all built on tensegrity principles — that of structural integrity through a tension network. This has profound impact on how you think about your body and how it works. It is probably best to read these posts in *reverse* order, starting with “Tensegrity” and ending with “Tensegrity Structures are Made for Motion.”

  1. My 2016 NASA Ames Summer Series Presentation: SUPERball: A Biologically Inspired Robot for Planetary Exploration January 26, 2017

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  2. New Video Highlighting Jonathan Bruce’s Research April 12, 2016

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  3. Related Projects by Collaborators January 5, 2016

    Posted in Robots, Tensegrity.

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  4. SUPERball Videos November 3, 2015

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  5. Tensegrity Robots in Science Fiction! October 9, 2015

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  6. Robot Books for Kids! October 2, 2015

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  7. Hardware Validation of Tensegrity Simulator April 16, 2015

    Posted in Bodies, Robots, Tensegrity.

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  8. The Economist, Wired, and more Media Attention March 12, 2015

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  9. NASA360 February 24, 2015

    Posted in Presentations, Robots, Tensegrity.

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  10. Funding Opportunities for Dynamic Tensegrity Robotics Research February 23, 2015

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  11. Presenting at 2015 NIAC Symposium January 28, 2015

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  12. Tensegrity Robotics Simulator NTRTv1.1 Released! January 9, 2015

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  13. Synaptic Motion Highlights November 11, 2014

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  14. SUPERball: First Motion! November 4, 2014

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  15. NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program Trailer October 29, 2014

    Posted in Robots, Tensegrity, Unknown.

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  16. Biotensegrity: The Structural Basis of Life September 10, 2014

    Posted in Bodies, Robots, Tensegrity.

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  17. Popular Science and the Daily Planet September 5, 2014

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  18. Synaptic Motion July 22, 2014

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  19. Tensegrity Team Photo July 22, 2014

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  20. Open Source Tensegrity Simulator Released! June 26, 2014

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  21. Talking about Intelligence at the SETI Institute April 3, 2014

    Posted in Brains, Presentations, Robots, Tensegrity.

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  22. Presenting Tensegrity Research at NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium February 5, 2014

    Posted in Presentations, Robots, Tensegrity.

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  23. Two Papers accepted to the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2014 January 29, 2014

    Posted in Robots, Tensegrity.

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  24. Tensegrity Robotics Goes Viral January 10, 2014

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  25. Refactoring Space Exploration with Soft Machines November 14, 2013

    Posted in Bodies, Brains, Presentations, Robots, Tensegrity.

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