Unlike most lifestyle articles, this one is clearly not in its correct category.
INVISIBILITY devices, long the realm of science fiction and fantasy, have
moved closer after scientists engineered a material that can bend visible
light around objects.
The breakthrough could lead to systems for rendering anything from people to
large objects, such as tanks and ships, invisible to the eye – although this
is still years off.
Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley, whose work is funded
by the American military, have engineered materials that can control light’s
direction of travel. The world’s two leading scientific journals, Science
and Nature, are expected to report the results this week.
Xiang Zhang, the leader of the researchers, said: “In the case of invisibility
cloaks or shields, the material would need to curve light waves completely
around the object like a river flowing around a rock.” An observer looking
at the cloaked object would then see light from behind it – making it seem
In the wake of science's discoveries, are we all prone to forget our moral compasses and do the wrong thing with new inventions? I can imagine very well what my naught-o-meter would be up to should I own an invisible cloak. I would also like to own a lightsaber, but I digress.
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