The big robot news of Monday is obviously the successful landing of space rover Curiosity on Mars early this morning. You can read previous Wonkblog and Washington Post coverage of that here.

Monday's more adorable robot news, however, is this real-life replica of Wall-E, from the 2008 Disney film, created by California roboticist Mike Senna:

Senna, whose last major project was an R2D2 replica, explains more about his work: