Disappearing Act

September 2006
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;9/4/2006, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the possibility of invisibility cloaks or shields. Scientists have reported that, in theory, invisibility cloaks or shields are possible. The trick to making one, they say, is changing the path of light. An invisibility cloak would work by bending light around the object that it is worn or placed on. The light waves would continue on and hit what is in back of the object, and then bounce back to your eyes. You would see what is behind the object--not the object itself.


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