The LA Times reports on a new 'invisibility cloak' technology being created by researchers at Duke University. The device works by bending electromagnetic waves so that they flow around the...

The LA Times reports on a new ‘invisibility cloak' technology being created by researchers at Duke University. The device works by bending electromagnetic waves so that they flow around the object and hide it- Because none of the waves are reflected back at the observer, the object seems invisible.

Still in very early stages, the device currently only works in two dimensions and with microwave radiation not visible light waves, so far being able to cloak a copper cylinder about 0.4 inch tall. The team is now building a version that will cloak an object the size of a toaster in all three dimensions.

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