Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Thursday April 16, 2015

The Roomba For Lawns Is Really Pissing Off Astronomers

How in the hell do you go about pissing off astronomers? The folks at iRobot found a way.

But one group is really, really unhappy about this boon to the slothful: Astronomers. Some of them are so upset, in fact, that their objections might put the kibosh on the whole thing. How could this be? In a scenario that sounds straight out of the Golden Age of sci-fi, it all comes down to robots versus telescopes, and how they all communicate.