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The military on Tuesday showed off its new robot that one day could take on missions deemed too dangerous for humans. Homo sapien – in the person of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel – meets robo sapien – who goes by the name Atlas and is one of the most advanced robots in the world. Atlas still has a way to go on the evolutionary scale. “Great body, not much of a brain yet,” said Arati Prabhakar, the Pentagon’s director of advanced research. According to Prabhakar, putting one foot in front of the other turns out to be a very complex task for Atlas, especially when the ground is uneven. At 6-foot, 2 inches, and 330 pounds, Atlas is what the military calls a ground pounder – assigned mundane tasks like hooking up a fire hose – which takes him so long we have to show you at 33 times normal speed. More