Metamaterial

09.15.14
Invisibility suits are coming thanks to squid-like displays
09.15.14

Invisibility suits are coming thanks to squid-like displays

It's not as hard to make an invisibility cloak as you might think, but making one that's truly sop...

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01.19.13
Metamaterial camera needs no lens, could herald cheaper imaging tech
01.19.13

Metamaterial camera needs no lens, could herald cheaper imaging tech

Metamaterials are proving to be quite useful for toying with the electromagnetic spectrum, whether...

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08.21.12
Intellectual Ventures launches Kymeta spinoff, promises slim satellite broadband hotspots
08.21.12

Intellectual Ventures launches Kymeta spinoff, promises slim satellite broadband hotspots

Intellectual Ventures is best known for its tendency to sue everyone, but it's going some distance...

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04.20.12
UT Dallas researchers seek to imbue your smartphone with X-ray superpowers
04.20.12

UT Dallas researchers seek to imbue your smartphone with X-ray superpowers

If anybody ever told you that the future would be awesome, they were right. A new bit of research...

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01.18.12
The Amazing Gecko-Man: a superhero future made possible by probable science
01.18.12

The Amazing Gecko-Man: a superhero future made possible by probable science

There's no superhero origin story that begins with a bite (or a lick?) from a gecko. Plain 'ol wall...

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06.13.11
Metamaterial printing method inches us closer to invisibility cloaks
06.13.11

Metamaterial printing method inches us closer to invisibility cloaks

In theory, metamaterials are all kinds of awesome -- they can boost antenna strength, focus lasers,...

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11.14.10
Scientists put color on your bling with micro carvings, gangsters pacified
11.14.10

Scientists put color on your bling with micro carvings, gangsters pacified

Remember that time when you sipped some herbal tea and thought, "I really want a pink gold ring?" Y...

By R. Lai,   11.14.10
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11.09.10
Flexible metamaterial could make your next invisibility cloak rather more comfortable
11.09.10

Flexible metamaterial could make your next invisibility cloak rather more comfortable

Metamaterials have a lot of potential future applications, but only one of them really gets our geek...

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08.10.10
Metamaterials used to focus Terahertz lasers, make them useful
08.10.10

Metamaterials used to focus Terahertz lasers, make them useful

Forget old and busted X-rays, T-rays are the future, man! It was only recently that we were discuss...

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