Ramrobot

An autonomous interstellar exploration craft using gathered hydrogen for fuel. (Read the full article)

"These ramrobots also had a programming flaw. If they found any place, no matter how small, that fit its definition of habitable, it reported to Earth that the planet was habitable. Which is how you got colonies on marginal worlds such as Plateau, Jinx, and We Made It."
(John Pfeifer 8/1/2006 9:20:21 AM )

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