While Hollywood has firmly planted the idea in our minds that robots may very well turn out to be evil, academic research into dangerous interactions between humans and robots has only just begun. The Halcyon Company/The Halcyon Company hide caption toggle caption The Halcyon Company/The Halcyon Company Opinion 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Can You Trust A Robot? Let's Find Out July 23, 2013 Robots are no longer a dream. They are growing in complexity and importance. So now, researchers have decided, is the time to start studying how we interact with them. Are they more dangerous than we realize?