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The Rochester Cloak, the Simple Brute Force Cloaking Device…

John Howell and his team at Rochester University have recently demonstrated a simplified cloaking system that uses 4 lenses to force light to travel around an object, the Rochester Cloak. When you look at an object through the eye piece the light has bounced around anything obstructing your view. Though the device may be low tech it does have advantages over other techniques, it is the only 3D continuous multi-directional cloak.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the impressive demonstration video that’s helping us to better understand light and how to hide from it. Sit back, relax and prepare to be perplexed for just a moment.

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