In "The Terminator", the killer robot is played by the most muscular man on the planet because, in the world of the film, only creatures of muscle and flesh could time travel, and, in the real world, the movie was in sore need of some beefcake. Thanks to an innovative new type of synthetic muscle, the robots and prosthetics of the future might be capable of very natural, human-like movement (and three times stronger, to boot).
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Written by Reuben Westmaas October 11, 2017
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