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Could 'Harry Potter'-like invisibility cloaks really exist?

Scientists and researchers are actively working on ways to make cloaking devices reality. A new video from the American Chemical Society shows us how.

By July 24, 2015

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'Invisibility cloak' uses lenses to bend light

A device called the Rochester Cloak uses an array of lenses to bend light, effectively rendering what is on the other side invisible to the eye. And you can try it for yourself.

By September 28, 2014

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Super-dense pulsing star ducks behind invisibility cloak

For the first time, a distant, pulsing neutron star was there for astronomers to study -- until it disappeared. Crave's Eric Mack explains the extreme forces hiding it from view.

By January 12, 2015

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Real-life invisibility with lenses on Tomorrow Daily

​We're loving this "invisibility cloaking" from Rochester University; apparently, you can recreate this effect with off-the-shelf lenses, but the university hopes to apply the technology to things like getting surgeons' hands out of the way during procedures. It's not quite Harry Potter, but it's still pretty cool.

By September 29, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 059: Wearable drones, invisibility cloaking, and realistic cars on Rainbow Road

On today's show, we check out a wearable drone named Nixie, watch realistic cars race the Nintendo 64 version of Rainbow Road, discuss a flexible phablet for your wrist, and learn more about Rochester University's invisibility cloak lenses.

By September 29, 2014

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Use Cloak to avoid social-network frenemies in real life

The iPhone application, which bills itself as an antisocial network, alerts you when flagged Instagram and Foursquare "friends" are close by.

By March 19, 2014

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'Bent light' offers glimpse of huge galaxy 11.7 billion light years away

Astronomers have used a trick of general relativity to look around a corner, of sorts, and view a massive, distant galaxy with remarkable clarity.

By June 9, 2015

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If you're so smart, why is your brain convinced you're invisible?

Tricking the brain into thinking its body can't be seen is easier than you might think. That can be helpful in stressful situations, but does it make virtual reality more dangerous?

By April 23, 2015

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Can the Night's Watch Boyfriend Pillow protect you from wildlings?

Love "Game of Thrones" but don't have a significant other to watch Season 5 with? Cuddle up to a custom pillow that will make you feel like you're hugging a man of the Night's Watch.

By March 16, 2015

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CIA puts the digital revolution at the core of its mission

As part of a major restructuring, the storied US spy outfit creates a new directorate devoted to keeping the agency relevant in the Internet era.

By March 7, 2015