Invisibility cloak created in 3-D

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  1. kicknhorse
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    Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8574923.stm

    Thought it may interest some of you.
     
  2. DCG

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    I am shure there are some technices that could have been used 5 years ago
     
  3. Overlord Nadrian

    Overlord Nadrian Banned

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    Cool, but IIRC there's already been a lot of invisibility cloak prototypes, and all of them failed.
     
  4. kicknhorse
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    Yes I know, but this one seems to have worked. The only proven ones before were 2D I think.
     
  5. Overlord Nadrian

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    Could be, it's been a while since I last read/saw anything about it.
     
  6. DeltaBurnt

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    There's a lot of these news things that are like "lol we did something from a movie in one experiment, quick everyone think that we're mad scientist gods!".
     
  7. Blackiris

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    ...what if you hide the invisibility cloak under an invisibility cloak? [​IMG]

    Still, interesting. I wonder what its uses would be though...
     
  8. ProtoKun7

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    [​IMG] I thought I posted in here...


    I said I'd noticed this yesterday, but didn't read in detail. Read the BBC article this time though.

    But where the hell did my post go? [​IMG]
     
  9. Slyakin

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    Cool, now I can sneak around in Hogwarts and... oh, wait.


    I'd love to see this public in the future. But, there is no chance in hell that it'll happen. Imagine all the security issues!
     
  10. megawalk

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    you get a particle laser ? [​IMG]
     
  11. Kwartel

    Kwartel The fairest in all the land

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    It's only inviseble for humans
     
  12. zuron7

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    GPS not available in this area
    But there s a problem to it... works only in infra-red light.
     
  13. shakirmoledina

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    invisibility cloak - inspired from harry potter
    nice idea but i think there might be a lots of flaws
     
  14. ProtoKun7

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    I hate it when it's attributed to him...cloaks have been used far earlier...
     
  15. lightyear

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    I'm going out on a limb here, but I can only imagine that its uses would be....well.....making things invisible [​IMG]