Friday, 28 May 2010
Scientists are actually in the process of developing a real-life invisibility cloak. That's right Harry Potter fans, a cape that would actually allow you to snoop and spy on people around with out anybody knowing! Surely this can only do harm... it may be pretty cool, but inevitably it will be for military use and get into the hands of somebody truly evil. All I know now is that I want one, really, really badly.
They are made with a liquid that reflects all visible light using a process with silver-plated monoparticales suspended in water.
The image above is from The Blind series by Zhao Renhui for the Institute of Critical Zoologists in 2007.