A New Take on Creating an Invisibility Shield Borrows From Classical Physics

Here’s how it works

Popular Science
Oct 30 · 6 min read
Close up of the surface of a lenticular print. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

By Jess Romeo

Anyone with access to a greenscreen can fake an invisibility cloak, so it’s natural to be skeptical when news circulates about a miracle device that can supposedly turn an object invisible.

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