MIT’s MiniCheetah Robot Flips People (and Itself) Out

It seemed like just recently, robots used to move with stiff, jerky movements. Now, they’re doing backflips. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shared a video of their MiniCheetah robot successfully completing a backflip—and nailing the landing. The team said the 20-pound creature is the first four-legged robot to ever pull off the gymnastic […]