RoboPlant will use cutting-edge technology to demonstrate the crucial benefits of plant life to mankind. Another project that recently hit the news is doing something similar, but in a rather […]
Richard Feynman uses physics to explain how plants come from the air… watch the first 11 minutes and all will become clear! ” It’s sort of stored sun that’s coming […]
Who would win in a contest between a plant’s leaf and an artificial solar cell? My main task over the past week was to investigate how well RoboPlant’s mechanical solar […]
Mutti and Monifa have been working hard on the theory! We had a productive meeting with a design company, and are excited to get stuck into building a prototype.
In our first big RoboPlant meeting, it became apparent that the light source for indoor use was something that would need to be considered carefully. The plan was to use […]
RoboPlant will have its debut at the Sheffield University Schools Christmastime Lecture in December 2013. One thousand 10 year old children come to the university for an interactive lecture by […]
We agreed to this summer internship without quite knowing what we were letting ourselves in for. Our team of enthusiastic physicists, chemists, biologists, and an engineer, met around a teapot […]