Swarm of Ping Pong Ball-Sized Robots

Researchers are working with a swam of twenty small robots. In the future, we envision such robots building homes for us on Earth as well as space:

“Every living organism is made from a swarm of collaborating cells,” said Assistant Professor Nikolaus Correll. “Perhaps some day, our swarms will colonize space where they will assemble habitats and lush gardens for future space explorers.”

Read more at the University of Colorado Boulder.