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Title: The IceMole Cometh
URL: http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110430/full/news.2011.261.html
Date: 04/30/2011
Publication: NatureNews
Editor: Adam Mann
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Getting a probe to travel five metres might not seem like a much of a reason to celebrate. But after Bernd Dachwald and his team watched their IceMole robot autonomously drill through a small section of Morteratsch Glacier in Switzerland during the summer of 2010, they held a small party.