Video: Mi­gra­to­ry lo­custs in a wind tun­nel

Video: Migratory locusts in a wind tunnel
Locusts in the wind tunnel, recorded in real-time. Green laser light makes wing positions visible. This knowledge is bringing engineers closer to the point where they can build miniature aircraft that fly like insects.
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Locusts in the wind tunnel, recorded in real-time. Green laser light makes wing positions visible. This knowledge is bringing engineers closer to the point where they can build miniature aircraft that fly like insects.

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