Falcon-inspired anti-drone technology

11 December 2017
Presented by Heather Wark
Production by Heather Wark.


A peregrine falcon


In medieval times, falconry was a major pass-time. Nowadays people are more likely to play with drones instead - they’re easier to control. But at Oxford University they’re doing both. Because they want to find out whether they can copy the attack techniques of predatory birds to develop a way to deal with problem drones flying where they shouldn’t! Heather Wark heard how...


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