© CNRS Images - 2015

Wings of the future

Reference

4667

Duration

00:08:00

Production year

2015

Original material

HD
16/9
Color
Sound

Director(s)

Claude DELHAYE

Summary

To build the airplanes of tomorrow, researchers are turning to Nature for inspiration. But how can we copy a bird's muscles, feathers and brains? With electroactive morphing, piezoelectric turbulence control and real-time feedback loops.

CNRS Institute(s)

Regional office(s)

Scientific topics

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