Robot Arturito Finds 10 Billion Dollar Treasure On Island

Posted: Sep 27 2005, 4:35am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 4:32pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff


Robot Arturito Finds 10 Billion Dollar Treasure on Island
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A Chilean company used a robot called Arturito (In Spanish Star Wars R2D2 is named Arturito, which means little Arthur) to find a Spanish gold treasure buried in 1715 by Spanish sailor Juan Esteban Ubilla y Echeverria.

The gold treasure is estimated to be worth 10 Billion Dollars. The mobile robot has a scanner that can find objects until a depth of 50 meters.
I guess this robot paid for itself. Full story on The Gardian. Photo via Prylfeber.

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