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Researchers 'cloak' a 3-dimensional object

Posted on Saturday, 28 January, 2012 | Comment icon 6 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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New research has rendered a 3D object invisible to the microwave region of the electromagnetic spectrum.

There have been significant advances in the development of cloaking technology in recent years involving different methods for rendering objcts undetectable. This latest method involves using a shell made of plasmonic materials which effectively 'cancels out' the object being cloaked and thus renders it invisible.

"Light of all types can be described in terms of electric and magnetic fields, and what gives an object its appearance is the way its constituent atoms absorb, transmit or reflect those fields."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by reggie2011 on 28 January, 2012, 15:56
this is very old news..yet again.. i first heard about this about 2 years ago they even made a documentarie about it ..witch is now an old documentery as seen in this 2009 documentarie http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/thats-impossible/
Comment icon #2 Posted by reggie2011 on 28 January, 2012, 15:59
as seen in this 2009 doco http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/thats-impossible/
Comment icon #3 Posted by reggie2011 on 28 January, 2012, 16:31
it talks about meta matierals and that a seintist proved that he had done it many many years ago so why are they just bringing this up now?..good doco btw
Comment icon #4 Posted by 95-Nasty on 28 January, 2012, 16:47
Yeah, yeah, yeah......Boring.... Yawn zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Comment icon #5 Posted by King Fluffs on 28 January, 2012, 18:48
Predators...
Comment icon #6 Posted by therootsfan on 30 January, 2012, 0:48
Some guys I've met apparently have one of these hovering over their penis at all times.


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