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2014-09-28 08:17:30

Researchers from the University of Rochester in New York have developed an inexpensive new way to create a Harry Potter-esque invisibility cloak using ordinary lenses to obscure objects from sight at a variety of angles.

2014-01-07 14:19:57

With the emergence of metamaterials and transformation optics in the past few years, invisibility has become a scientific possibility that has attracted sustainable research interest.

Battery-Powered Cloaking Device In The Works At U Texas
2013-12-19 08:09:17

The first battery-powered cloaking device is being designed by researchers at the University of Texas. The use of an external source of power will greatly expand its bandwidth of operation.

Invisibility Cloak Chinese
2013-12-10 13:00:06

The Chinese government is funding research projects in an attempt to create the world’s first invisibility cloak.

Quest For ‘Invisibility Cloak’ Remains Elusive, It So Appears
2013-11-12 07:43:18

Limitations in current cloaking technology allow objects to be temporarily concealed at only narrow wavelengths of light or microwaves, while many newer designs actually make things more visible, experts at the University of Texas acknowledged on Monday.

2013-06-25 23:20:07

New screen protector with patented ZAGG technology has a unique, bubble-free application process. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 TYLT, a leader

Duke University Engineers Create Invisibility Cloak With 3D Printer
2013-05-06 15:11:00

Three-dimensional printing is growing in popularity, and the cost for a MakerBot Replicator 2 is now just $2,199. Scientists are also working harder and harder to turn Harry Potter's invisibility cloak into a reality.

Metascreen Makes Invisibility Cloaks A Potential Reality
2013-03-26 18:29:53

Harry Potter had one, and maybe one day so will you, if the new invisibility cloak method described in the New Journal of Physics comes to fruition.

Researcher Improving On Invisibility Cloak Concepts
2012-11-12 12:57:49

In the latest attempt to turn science fiction into science fact, one University of Duke researcher is saying he’s improved upon previous invisibility concepts.

'Trapped Rainbow' Effect Demonstrated By Invisibility Cloak Array
2012-05-26 04:42:44

Researchers announced on Friday that they had essentially trapped a rainbow, assembling an array consisting of over 25,000 miniature invisibility cloaks to slow light to a near halt.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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