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Voilà! Cloak of Invisibility Unveiled

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Science  20 Oct 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5798, pp. 403
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5798.403

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Just 5 months after predicting it should be possible, a team of physicists reports online this week in Science ( that it has produced a cloaking device that renders an object invisible--at least when viewed in microwaves of a particular wavelength. (Read more.)