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Astrobotic, CMU build lunar lander in X Prize bid

As part of the Google Lunar X Prize competition, a Carnegie Mellon University team plans to send a robot to investigate the Apollo 11 landing site.

By June 15, 2011


$99 CMU robot is computer science learning tool

The Finch is a programmable two-wheeled bot with temperature and other sensors designed to get students interested in basic computer science.

By May 6, 2011


CMU shows off Honda Civic made electric

Convert your Civic to all-electric with this Carnegie Mellon project called ChargeCar. But be prepared to invest serious cash.

By March 18, 2011


CMU wins $2 million in urban robot race

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awards a $1 million cash prize to second-place Stanford, and $500,000 to third-place Virginia Tech.

By November 4, 2007


Stanford, CMU robots cross the finish line

Three teams finish DARPA's Urban Challenge, but a winner won't be named until Sunday.

By November 3, 2007


Stanford, CMU among robot race finalists

DARPA eliminates as many as 24 teams in qualifying rounds before the big robot car race Saturday.

By November 1, 2007


CMU develops scam-busting online game

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University develop a cutesy online game to teach people how to spot a so-called phishing scam before giving up personal information.

By September 28, 2007


Victor the trash-talking robot hates losing at Scrabble

Don't expect any friendly banter from Victor. Carnegie Mellon University's moody robot plays Scrabble poorly and tends to insult his human opponents.

By March 19, 2014


Disney Research invents 3D printer for teddy bears

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University collaborating with Disney Research have designed a machine that can 3D print in woollen materials.

By April 28, 2014


Get a ball's-eye view with camera in football

BallCam shows the perspective from a spinning football, stitching images into seamless midair footage.

By February 27, 2013