WALTHAM (CBS) – Depending on your perspective, this video might be really cool or a bit terrifying.
Last February, Boston Dynamics in Waltham introduced us to “Atlas,” a human-like robot that could trudge through the snow, open doors and move boxes.READ MORE: Foxboro Barber Shaves His Head In Support Of Woman With Stage 4 Breast Cancer
Now, Atlas can do backflips.READ MORE: 4 Your Community: Big Sister Boston
The company posted a video Thursday of Atlas jumping over boxes and then doing a backflip off the tallest one. It even raises its arms in celebration after completing the stunt.
“RIP humanity,” one YouTube commenter wrote.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
The video has more than 2.6 million views so far.