19. October 2006 · Comments Off on Engage The Cloaking Device · Categories: Science!


First Invisibility Cloak Tested Successfully, Scientists Say

Sean Markey
for National Geographic News

October 19, 2006
Researchers announced today that they’ve built the world’s first invisibility cloak, although the fine print may disappoint science- fiction fans.

The device works only in two dimensions and only on microwaves.

Still, the experiment proves that a theoretical blueprint for building invisibility cloaks unveiled by the same team just five months ago works.

Although, I was hoping for a flying car first.

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