Contact Us

Duke University Creates ‘Harry Potter’ Style Invisibility Cloak

Duke University Creates Invisibility Cloak
Redorbit.com

If you’re a fan of J.K. Rowling’s hit ‘Harry Potter‘ series, you must have longed for your own invisibility cloak so that you could go off on your own magical adventures just like Harry himself. But invisibility cloaks are merely fictional, right? Wrong!

A team of researchers at Duke University have created the first invisibility cloak that hides centimeter scale objects without any issue whatsoever. Previously, other attempts at cloaks had issues like ruining the illusion of invisibility because they still reflected the incident light around them. However, the cloak that Nathan Landy and the rest of the team at Duke University have created channels this light without ever breaking the illusion of total invisibility, which is a huge success for researchers.

But before you start dreaming of ‘Harry Potter’-style adventures with your brand new invisibility cloak, keep in mind that for now, the cloak can only hide cylinder-shaped objects from microwave radiation and it is only uni-directional. However, it’s only a matter of time before this technology is perfected and visible light, omni-directional invisibility cloaks are sold at a store near you!

Best of 96.1 The Eagle

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://961theeagle.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Classic Rewards Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Classic Rewards Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.