is the impression he gave in while
talking to pupils from a Washington DC high school about science
robot called the Cougar Cannon that the Oakton High School students
were demonstrating, Mr Obama said: “As president, I believe
that robotics can inspire young people to pursue science and engineering.
also want to keep an eye on those robots in case they try anything.”
joke came during a talk in Washington about science and maths education.
It was attended by the first American woman in space, Sally Ride,
as well as the team from the Mythbusters programme on the Discovery
Mr Obama expressed
his hope that the Mythbusters u201Chad left the explosives at homeu201D.