PESO: robber fly

Henk Terhell hterhell at chello.nl
Sun Jun 7 08:39:36 EDT 2020


Of course robber flies are 'preprogrammed' how they approach their target.
You may like to see this short video in this BBC Science & Environment 
article:
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39219015

Henk

Op 2020-06-07 om 14:13 schreef Daniel J. Matyola:
> "Their mathematic skills must be great, because I read they predict the
> traject of their preys in flight."any
>
> As a former radar intercept officer who made many visual target approaches,
> I can assure you that experience and instinct is more effective than math.
> Once launched, however, the air-to-air missile did rely on
> mathematical calculations, but ones performed thousands of times per second.
>
> Dan Matyola
> *https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery
> <https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery>*
>
> On Sun, Jun 7, 2020 at 4:17 AM Henk Terhell <hterhell at chello.nl> wrote:
>
>> Thanks John. There are > 7000 species of robber flies in the world, some
>> of them looking like wasps.
>> They sting and paralyze their victims.
>> Their mathematic skills must be great, because I read they predict the
>> traject of their preys in flight.
>>
>> Henk
>>
>>




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