Making 3-D objects disappear

I’m a big fan of invisibility cloaks, partly cos they’re cool, and partly because I think the principles behind them could end up in a lot of things. Here’s another step forward: Making 3-D objects disappear: “Making 3-D objects disappear: Ultrathin invisibility cloak created Date: September 17, 2015 Source: DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Summary: Researchers have …

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Making waves: In the hunt for invisibility, other benefits seen | Reuters

Making waves: In the hunt for invisibility, other benefits seen | Reuters: SINGAPORE | BY JEREMY WAGSTAFF A new way of assembling things, called metamaterials, may in the not too distant future help to protect a building from earthquakes by bending seismic waves around it. Similarly, tsunami waves could be bent around towns, and soundwaves …

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