The droids of Star Wars might be more realistic than people think

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It is probably not an exaggeration to say that Star Wars droids, such as R2-D2 or C-3P0, are some of the most famous robots in science fiction. But how feasible are these iconic droid in real life?
Robin R. Murphy, a researcher at the University of Texas A & M, analyzed how realistic some of the Star Wars robots are. In a study published today in the journal Science Robotics, she concluded that while having a smart and sensitive robot friend fixes her spaceship might be a bit beyond current science, there are parts of the Star Wars droids that are held in The real world.
The main one is how they communicate. While some Star Wars droids speak loudly in regular English, most robotic characters use nonverbal communications …

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