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High-Tech Materials Could Render Objects Invisible

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Science  26 May 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5777, pp. 1120
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5777.1120a

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Materials already being developed could funnel light and electromagnetic radiation around any object and render it invisible, theoretical physicists predict online in Science this week (see www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1125907 and www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1126493). (Read more.)