Watch This Robotic Cheetah Bound Off Its Leash and Through MIT's Field (VIDEO)

September 15, 2014 4:36 PM

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MIT researchers have not only successfully created a robotic cheetah, but have given it the ability to bound across a field without being tethered. The new robot could just represent a new method to create speedy robots.

The robot itself is a sleek, four-legged assemblage of gears, batteries and electric motors. It's actually as light as its biological, feline counterpart. While a living cheetah can sprint up to 60 mph, though, the robot is a bit slower; it has only managed 10 mph thus far, though researchers believ...

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