DailyDirt: Invisibility Cloaks For Fun (For Now)

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Cloaking devices have been a part of science fiction and fantasy for ages, but so far, no one has really developed an invisibility cloak that works "like magic" without using some tricks that limit the effect to novelty illusions. Researchers are working on the problem, and there have been a few significant advances that are definitely getting better. Check out these videos to see how advanced physics is creating things that aren't quite indistinguishable from magic (yet). If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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Filed Under: cloaking device, invisibility, magic, metamaterials, nanocomposites, nanotech, optical illusions, refraction


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