Friday, May 26, 2006

Cloak of Invisibility


The invisibility cloak that allowed Harry Potter to wander unseen through the halls of Hogwarts is no longer confined to the realm of fiction.

Researchers in Britain and the United States have published a theoretical blueprint for constructing an invisibility cloak using revolutionary new materials engineered to bend light and other electromagnetic waves in ways not seen in nature.
[Globe & Mail, Scientists work up a disappearing act]

While they're at it, they should also develop gauntlets of ogre power, boots of elvenkind, a wand of fireballs, and +3 full plate armour.

I am such a geek.

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