The six tiny micro-robots in this video are pulling a car weighing 3,900 pounds, which is the “functional equivalent of a team of six humans moving a weight equivalent to that of an Eiffel Tower and three Statues of Liberty.” *

It’s a great metaphor for what’s possible when a small team works together, as a team, on the right things:


*Based on research published in Robotics and Automation Letters and to be presented at ICRA 2016 found here.

Thanks to John Markoff for his “Modeled After Ants, Teams of Tiny Robots Can Move 2-Ton Car” in The New York Times.