At a lab in Switzerland, scientists push quadcopters to their physical limits in a choreographed, high-speed pole dance.
ETH Zurich’s Flying Machine Arena serves as a safe place for scientists to program and test novel quadcopter behaviors. Scientists there have taught quadcopters to juggle, run a slalom course and even play the piano.
In this case, scientists installed a poll in the middle of the room to serve as an anchor for some serious centripetal force. Quadcopters are tethered t