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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:54 AM

Invisibility cloaking in 'perfect' demonstration

Scientists have succeeded in "cloaking" an object perfectly for the first time, rendering a centimetre-scale cylinder invisible to microwaves.

Many "invisibility cloak" efforts have been demonstrated, but all have reflected some of the incident light, making the illusion incomplete.

A Nature Materials study has now shown how to pull off the trick flawlessly.

However, the illusion only works from one direction and would be difficult to achieve with visible light.


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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:38 AM

2. One day soon, 2 + 2 will mean something more than 4 ....

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