Welcome to Stars Wars Week! Look out for my Science Robotics focus article "The Astromech Robots in Star Wars” on Wednesday which discusses the how realistic R2D2 and BB-8 are. Spoiler alert: Epic fail on mobility! But they are realistic in one surprising way.
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