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New Cloaking Technology Makes Real-Life Invisibility Cloaks Possible

Researchers developed a new device that can make things invisible when illuminated by the sun. The device could pave the way for technology that powers a real-life invisibility cloak, just like Harry Potter’s.

June 30, 2018

Scientists Create Invisibility Cloak, Sort Of

Penn State researchers showcased a new metamaterial design that supposedly deflects sound waves. The discovery could potentially hide objects from sonar detection just like an invisibility cloak.

Material Science May 12, 2018

How To Protect Buildings From Earthquakes: Invisibility Cloaks

Researchers are looking into new ways to protect important infrastructure from one of nature's most destructive forces: earthquakes. But can so-called 'invisibility cloaks' shield buildings from disaster?

Earth/Environment December 24, 2016

Watch Out Harry Potter! Invisibility Cloak Closer To Reality

Invisibility cloaks like those seen in science fiction and fantasy stories are closer to (not) being seen in the real world. How do the latest generation of these devices work?

Material Science July 17, 2016

British Troops Test Harry Potter-Style Invisibility Cloak

British snipers reported that the invisibility cloak-like material known as Vatec allowed them to camouflage their hideout from enemy troops. This technology could be available within five years.

March 21, 2016

Scientists Are Pretty Sure Invisibility Cloaks Will Never Be A Thing

A study conducted by researchers at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich have concluded that an invisibility cloak like the one featured in J.K. Rowling's beloved series is most likely a physical impossibility.

Movies/TV Shows March 11, 2016

Invisibility Cloak Technology Invented By UC Berkeley Scientists: You Can't Wear It

Research have finally fabricated invisible fabric. Maximum cloak, engage!

September 22, 2015

Researchers Unveil Ultrathin Material That Could Turn You Invisible

An ultrathin invisibility cloak has finally been developed by a group of researchers who have been working on it for about a decade. The invention is said to have valuable applications in optical computers, 3D displays and microscopes.

September 18, 2015

Engineers Create Better Invisibility Cloaks Using Teflon And Ceramic

Scientists were able to create an invisibility cloak that is extremely thin and more effective than those developed previously. It is made from a single sheet of thin teflon with embedded ceramic particles.

July 10, 2015

German Scientists Bring Us One Step Closer To Harry Potter-Like Invisibility Cloak

We all want a magic invisibility cloak like the one worn by Harry Potter, but science hasn't yet worked out the physics. Now, though, German scientists have created a portable invisibility cloak.

Geek May 1, 2015

Scientists Make Object Invisible Without Need For Metamaterial Coating: What Will We See In The Future?

A group of researchers were able to make objects invisible. Unlike previous experiments, the new method for invisibility does not involve metamaterial coatings.

April 16, 2015

'Harry Potter' comes to life: Invisibility cloak may be possible

Researchers from the University of Rochester created a way to make objects invisible from multiple angles while preventing the background from appearing distorted.

Geek September 29, 2014

Forget Harry Potter. Scientists come up with invisibility cloak (No magic used)

Researchers at the University of Rochester have created an invisibility cloak, which they refer to as the Rochester Cloak. The invisibility device cost just about $1,000 to make.

September 27, 2014

Harry Potter's invisibility cloak can do analog computing, claim researchers

Experts are looking into advancing the use of metamaterials that make invisibility cloaks possible by stepping backward to analog computing.

Animals January 18, 2014

New invisibility cloak makes objects undetectable to radar

University of Toronto researchers have invented a new invisibility cloak that makes an object undetectable to radar.

FUTURE TECH November 14, 2013

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