When MIT’s mini cheetah perfectly executed a backflip on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” the audience screamed and applauded wildly. Enter Kim’s class, 2.74 (Bio-Inspired Robotics). So, we have to reassemble the hypothesis in the robotics context,” Kim says. “No matter how we study our human body, I don’t think we can figure out the big question of how we move,” he says. “We’re just building component technology.”In the meantime, Kim’s Bio-Inspired Robotics class is providing fertile ground for experimentation.