Swarms of Mini Robots Could Dig the Tunnels of the Future

There’s no shortage of work out there, either. China recently completed a 20-kilometer railway tunnel in the Longmen Mountains after a decade of construction. There’s the HS2 rail project in the UK, which will connect London to towns and cities in the north of the country and is set to feature more than 100 kilometers of tunnels along its proposed route. And Peter Vesterbacka, who used to work for Angry Birds developer Rovio, is behind an ambitious plan to build an undersea tunnel between Finland

→ Continue reading at Wired - Science

More from author

Related posts

Advertisment

Latest posts

FTC weighs sweeping new rules on 'commercial surveillance' and Big Data

On Thursday, the FTC announced it is accepting public input on whether to draft new data privacy rules, a prelude to a possible rulemaking...

The US Postal Service is raising rates for the holidays

The postal service is requesting a temporary price increase on a variety of mail services for the peak holiday season to offset rising delivery...

California’s Great America to remain open on weekends for all of 2023

2013: Gold Striker, a wooden roller coaster. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group) Roller coaster fans will have more...