invisibility cloak

Researchers identify how cancer's 'invisibility cloak' works!

This 'invisibility' phase is a crucial step that allows tumours to spread throughout the body -- when the spread cannot be traced.

Sep 28, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

Turns out, 'invisibility cloaks' won't work on muggles

The University of Texas researchers have been able to quantify fundamental physical limitations on the performance of cloaking devices, a technology that allows objects to become invisible or undetectable to electromagnetic waves including radio waves, microwaves, infrared and visible light.

Jul 06, 2016, 14:21 PM IST
British troops find Harry Potter-style 'invisibility cloak' brilliant

British troops find Harry Potter-style 'invisibility cloak' brilliant

Vatec can be moulded into shapes to match mountainous terrain and during the trials, the soldiers used the material to build hideaways on a mock battlefield.

Mar 23, 2016, 19:52 PM IST

New `metamateriaal` brings superfast computers closer to reality

Washington D.C; A team of scientists has come up with a new  metamaterialwith an unusual refraction of light that will speed up the computers.

Dec 29, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

Now you see it, now you don't: Invisibility cloak nears reality

A cloak of invisibility may be common in science fiction but it is not so easy in the real world. New research suggests such a device may be moving closer to reality.

Sep 18, 2015, 11:22 AM IST

Father of invisibility theory pushes limits of science

Gunther Uhlmann, creator of the theory of invisibility, says the concept has escaped from the realm of science fiction and "is already a reality".

Aug 08, 2015, 15:05 PM IST

Today's kids could experience time travel, invisibility cloaks during lifetimes

A new study has predicted that some of the amazing phenomenons like time travel, invisibility cloaks and teleportation could be part of everyday life of today's kids by 2025.

Oct 31, 2014, 14:37 PM IST

Rupert Grint wishes to have invisibility cloak

Actor Rupert Grant has revealed he wishes to wear an invisibility cloak, similar to the one worn in `Harry Potter`, at music festivals.

Jun 24, 2014, 16:22 PM IST

Dragonfly-like lenses brings Harry Potter`s invisibility cloak closer to reality

Researchers have developed liquid crystal flowers, which resemble Dragonfly`s eyes and can be used as complex lenses, with the help of sand grains.

Dec 30, 2013, 11:48 AM IST

Harry Potter`s invisibility cloak to soon become reality

A team of researchers have proposed the first design for an active cloak that draws energy from a battery, allowing objects to become undetectable to radio sensors over a greater range of frequencies.

Dec 19, 2013, 14:27 PM IST

Harry Potter`s `invisibility cloak` comes closer to reality

Scientists have designed a new invisibility cloak which can hide objects over a wide range of frequencies, taking us a step closer to Harry Potter styled cloak.

Nov 12, 2013, 14:24 PM IST

Discovery of HIV `invisibility cloak` brings AIDS cure closer to reality

Researchers have discovered a molecular invisibility cloak that enables HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, to hide inside cells of the body without triggering the body`s natural defence systems.

Nov 07, 2013, 13:38 PM IST

Mosquito `invisibility cloak` discovered on human skin

Scientists have discovered a naturally occurring ‘invisibility cloak’ on human skin that can block mosquitoes` ability to smell and target their victims.

Sep 10, 2013, 10:52 AM IST

Harry Potter-like invisibility cloak makes animals disappear

Scientists have created an invisibility cloak just like the one depicted in the ` Harry Potter` movies.

Jun 12, 2013, 19:27 PM IST

Invisibility cloak can hide events from past using stream of light

Scientists have developed an "invisibility" time cloak which is able to hide events in a continuous stream of light.

Jun 06, 2013, 19:29 PM IST

Now, create your own invisibility cloak with 3D printer

Researchers have created a new disc-shaped plastic invisibility cloak, using a standard 3D printer that deflects microwave beams to make objects disappear.

May 07, 2013, 13:48 PM IST

New technology brings `invisibility cloak` closer to reality

Researchers have developed a thin material to help make things "invisible" within a limited range of light waves.

Mar 28, 2013, 12:45 PM IST

Harry Potter-style `invisibility cloak` unveiled

Harry Potter brace yourselves! You could soon become a proud owner of a real-life invisibility cloak.

Feb 28, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

Electron `invisibility cloak` could lead to new gen electronics

A new approach that allows objects to become “invisible” has now been applied to an entirely different area.

Oct 13, 2012, 15:20 PM IST

Soon, ‘invisibility cloak’ to protect buildings from earthquakes

Mathematicians have developed the theory for a ‘Harry Potter’ style ’cloaking’ device.

Feb 15, 2012, 20:58 PM IST