Built by mechanical engineers, EARL tests different lane surfaces, bowling styles.
Oct 16 2012 - 12:15pm
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Inside Science Buzzwords:
- Enhanced Automated Robotic Launcher (EARL) - A robot designed to mimic human bowlers' styles.
- Entry Angle - The angle at which a bowling ball strikes the pins; an important factor in maximizing the chances of getting a strike.
- Strike - In bowling, the act of knocking down all ten pins with the first ball of a bowler's turn.