Cheetah

05.29.15
Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running
05.29.15

Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running

MIT's scientists spent years making the Cheetah robot a more efficient runner. Now that's done, it...

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09.15.14
MIT's electric Cheetah robot silently bounds across campus
09.15.14

MIT's electric Cheetah robot silently bounds across campus

We've seen MIT's super-fast four-legged Cheetah bot sprint on a treadmill many times, but it seems...

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10.04.13
Boston Dynamics frees its four-legged sprinting robot: Cheetah becomes WildCat (video)
10.04.13

Boston Dynamics frees its four-legged sprinting robot: Cheetah becomes WildCat (video)

The last time we saw the sprinting "Cheetah" robot, our fear for the future of humanity was soothe...

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05.17.13
MIT's cheetah robot runs faster, more efficiently, can carry its own power supply (video)
05.17.13

MIT's cheetah robot runs faster, more efficiently, can carry its own power supply (video)

When it comes to hunting down humans running speeds, MIT's cheetah might come second to Boston...

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10.25.12
DARPA's Pet-Proto robot climbs, balances, jumps, comes to get you
10.25.12

DARPA's Pet-Proto robot climbs, balances, jumps, comes to get you

While Boston Dynamics' Cheetah has already premiered, speeding along on its robot-friendly treadmi...

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09.06.12
Boston Dynamics' Cheetah robot will hunt you down faster than any person (video)
09.06.12

Boston Dynamics' Cheetah robot will hunt you down faster than any person (video)

Let's face it, we're doomed as a species, because one day, Boston Dynamics is gonna unleash its ar...

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07.05.12
Double amputee Oscar Pistorius will race in the London Olympic games
07.05.12

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius will race in the London Olympic games

Four years ago, double amputee Oscar Pistorius -- aka the Blade Runner -- was battling bureaucracy...

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03.01.11
Boston Dynamics Cheetah and Atlas robots get DARPA funding, getting ready to find you
03.01.11

Boston Dynamics Cheetah and Atlas robots get DARPA funding, getting ready to find you

Okay, so it may not look quite as impressive as some other mechanical cheetahs we've seen in the pa...

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