Invisibilitycloak

July 18, 2016
Invisibility 'cloak' hides objects by making them seem flat
July 18, 2016

Invisibility 'cloak' hides objects by making them seem flat

The breakthrough could be useful for everything from stealth to acoustics.

By J. Fingas,   July 18, 2016
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December 4, 2014
High-speed camera tracks light at 100 billion fps
December 4, 2014

High-speed camera tracks light at 100 billion fps

For most of us, high-speed image capture, say 120 or 240 frames per second, is enough to get a goo...

By P. Palermo,   December 4, 2014
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September 11, 2013
Mischief managed: researchers produce an invisibility cloak in just 15 minutes
September 11, 2013

Mischief managed: researchers produce an invisibility cloak in just 15 minutes

Grab your Marauder's Map and get ready to roll. Researchers at Zhejiang University in China ha...

By M. Grey,   September 11, 2013
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June 15, 2013
Alt-week 6.15.13: Chris Hadfield's retirement, invisibility cloaks and dino-bird feathers
June 15, 2013

Alt-week 6.15.13: Chris Hadfield's retirement, invisibility cloaks and dino-bird feathers

Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days....

By S. Dent,   June 15, 2013
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September 28, 2012
Don't mind the zero-emissions Mercedes fuel-cell car behind the invisible curtain (eyes-on video)
September 28, 2012

Don't mind the zero-emissions Mercedes fuel-cell car behind the invisible curtain (eyes-on video)

Mercedes wanted to make a dramatic statement about how its new B-Class F-Cell car passes through...

By S. Dent,   September 28, 2012
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May 22, 2012
Scientists use metal and silicon to create invisibility cloak (no, you can't wear it)
May 22, 2012

Scientists use metal and silicon to create invisibility cloak (no, you can't wear it)

In the quest to achieve that much-desired invisibility cloak, scientists have redirected light, u...

By S. Silbert,   May 22, 2012
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March 29, 2012
Researchers working on thermal cloak, Predators trill their disapproval
March 29, 2012

Researchers working on thermal cloak, Predators trill their disapproval

Slathering yourself with mud to avoid head-hunting aliens is great and all, but it ain't exactly...

By J. Hidalgo,   March 29, 2012
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January 6, 2012
Cornell scientists perform optical illusion, herald invisibility through bending of light (video)
January 6, 2012

Cornell scientists perform optical illusion, herald invisibility through bending of light (video)

Taken at face value, you'd almost think that Cornell scientists had successfully bent the fa...

By Z. Lutz,   January 6, 2012
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October 5, 2011
Invisibility cloak made of carbon nanotubes uses 'mirage effect' to disappear
October 5, 2011

Invisibility cloak made of carbon nanotubes uses 'mirage effect' to disappear

If the phrase "I solemnly swear I'm up to no good" means anything to you, you'...

By L. Leavitt,   October 5, 2011
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