How a Plucky Robot Found Shackleton’s ‘Endurance’ Shipwreck

Photograph: Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust/National Geographic Sabertooth’s tether makes it unlike other Antarctic ocean robots, which tend to be fully autonomous; scientists give them orders to explore a certain area on their own. (It’s similar to the reason why Mars rovers are autonomous. Signals take way too long to get back and forth from the […]