Are invisibility cloaks possible?

Have you ever wished you could hide under an invisibility cloak like Harry Potter or conceal your car with a Klingon cloaking device like in "Star Trek"? This video explores the science behind light, sight and invisibility. Though we can’t make ourselves invisible yet, some promising research may light the way or, rather, bend the light away.

Provided by the American Chemical Society

Runtime: 4:00

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