A self-powered robot inspired by a fish can survive the extreme pressures at the bottom of the ocean’s deepest trench. In trials, the robot was found to operate successfully in the depths of the Mariana Trench, and could swim freely up to 3,224 metres below the surface.

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Uhh….did it swim up to 3224 meters deep or to the “depths of the Mariana Trench”? Cause that trench is over 10,000m deep.


Wouldn’t be too difficult to adapt it for exploring Europa and Enceladus.


2021- Aliens and Underwater government are my guesses and hopes.


I wonder if they’ll get eaten…