Cloaking device could be a reality

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...at least according these guys:

The cloaking devices that are used to render spacecraft invisible in Star Trek might just work in reality, two mathematicians have claimed. They have outlined their concept in a research paper published in one of the UK Royal Society's scientific journals.

Nicolae Nicorovici and Graeme Milton propose that placing certain objects close to a material called a superlens could make them appear to vanish.


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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/4968338.stm

Can't wait till it's available in a spray can.

As an after thought, what would you use it for if it was?
 
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someone made some clothes that took a image of what is behind you and projected it on the front a few years back, only worked in greens tho, forget where/who, maybe someone who cares could google for it.
 
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Phnom_Penh said:
No, I mean the fact that it's totally irrelevant :p.

Hehe :D.

Nah as people who make the connection and find it easier to grasp. Same concept behind it, cloaking objects etc. Just obviously different technology.

Sounds interesting though.
 
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Complete rubbish.
Some bored researchers doing very long & complex maths, thats so long, and so complex, that no-one can either understand or be bothered to, to check it.

Its daft. I could draw 6 lines on a piece of paper and say that its a graphical formula for creating a drink that could cure anything. No-one else understands it but me, no-one could refute the claims.

Thats all they've done. Made claims about something.
 
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