WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists say they are a step closer to
developing materials that could render people and objects
Researchers have demonstrated for the first time they were able
to cloak three-dimensional objects using artificially engineered
materials that redirect light around the objects.
Previously, they only have been able to cloak very thin
The findings, by scientists at the University of California,
Berkeley, are to be released later this week in the journals Nature
The new work moves scientists a step closer to hiding people and
objects from visible light, which could have broad applications,
including military ones.
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