Carleton University Magazine

Stories with photos from James Park (BA/10)

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Build a Lightweight, Intelligent Robot to Explore Areas Beyond Earth

Robotic vehicles designed to explore the surface of Mars tend to be big, heavy, and very costly. If they get stuck in the soft Martian sands, missions could fail. That’s why engineering students at Carleton have been working on Kapvik, a small rover that could help find the best way forward.
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Antique Piano Needs Major Repairs to Hit Right Note

Carleton students and faculty are raising $10,000 so that musicians can experience playing one of the oldest pianos of its kind. It is one of only eight such surviving instruments and requires substantial repairs to restore it to playing condition.
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