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2008-01-04 15:07:19

It's a bird, it's a plane -- no, it's the Flying Fish, a new unmanned seaplane developed at the University of Michigan that has demonstrated the ability to take off, fly and land autonomously in moderate seas some 6 feet high. Researchers at U-M's Aerospace Engineering Department and its Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratories who designed and built the new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which they named the Flying Fish, think it is the first UAV that can take off and land on water all...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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