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Cover — 2019 Robot Show
Each year year students present the
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culmination of of of seven weeks of of of work at at at the
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largest collection of of of robots robots in in in in in in the
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Twin Cities This year year featured 200 robots robots including a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Rubik’s Cube solver a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a bike chain cleaner a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a candy sorter a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a saxophone that played the
“Minnesota Rouser ” and and and and more Professionals from local industry served as as judges and and and graduate students were on on on hand as as Robot Medics — led by Assistant Professor Tim Kowalewski who taught the
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