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Message 652842 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007, 14:35:22 UTC



> anybOdy venture a guess - HOW? thE followin' Technology might be 'incorporated' into the SETI Forums . . .


The First Invisibility Shield . . .





We have all seen invisibility used in science fiction movies. The spies use invisible car to flee away from the location.

Well, now scientists are working to make this a reality.


An article in Popular science magazine shows us how it can be a reality and what are the theories of the scientists .

The trick is to use metamaterial, a complex hybrid structure of metal and insulator that makes light move around an object

like air flowing over an airplane wing.


In a process called refraction, these materials interact with light in such a way that it travels faster through the metamaterial

than it does through a vacuum, the famed c in Einstein’s special theory of relativity. Properly tuned, the light emerges from the

shield as if there were no object present.

~ By JR Minkel | September 2006 ~



The First Invisibility Shield


Copyright © 2007 Popular Science

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In The Invisible Man, H.G. Wells introduces the idea, then fictional, of a scientific route to invisibility. The protagonist uses bleach and mysterious rays to make himself invisible


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Message 652847 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007, 14:41:49 UTC

Good ... a technology answer to speed cameras here in the UK.

Drive past and they photograph nothing. On the other hand, cars think you aren't there and hit you on what they think is an open road!
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Message 652848 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007, 14:47:49 UTC - in response to Message 652847.  

Good ... a technology answer to speed cameras here in the UK.

Drive past and they photograph nothing. On the other hand, cars think you aren't there and hit you on what they think is an open road!


< good un . . . ;)

< imagine though - bein' able to be 'invisible' HERE (@ the Cafe) and Postin' - and i WOULD 'provide' mi friends with the Technology to see mi remarks ONLY . . . ;))))



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Message 652925 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007, 21:38:29 UTC
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If you can make one, so that I can nip out to the pub, without 'er indoors seeing me, I'll be your friend for life!!!
"none so blind as those who will not see"
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You are making Proof out of Logic, by just being dubious!

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Message 652931 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007, 21:47:19 UTC

:D

Cool post nobody!
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Message 652940 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007, 21:57:13 UTC - in response to Message 652925.  


If you can make one, so that I can nip out to the pub, without 'er indoors seeing me, I'll be your friend for life!!!


i 'thought' WE already were . . . ;)

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Message 652953 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007, 22:10:39 UTC

Just the technology Richard to break all the posting rules, and the overseers would never guess?

Chris - a good route out the back bedroom window, and over the roof tops, is next to invisible. Especially if two tape recorders were left chatting to each other!
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Message 652959 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007, 22:14:44 UTC - in response to Message 652953.  


Just the technology Richard to break all the posting rules, and the overseers would never guess?

Chris - a good route out the back bedroom window, and over the roof tops, is next to invisible. Especially if two tape recorders were left chatting to each other!


maybE - just maybE . . . there might bE a way of 'secondguessin' THAT! . . . ;)

< ps - the 2 recorders is an eXcellent idea imho . . . ;)))
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Message 652976 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007, 22:26:10 UTC

Oooo. I want that toy.
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Message 652978 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007, 22:27:38 UTC - in response to Message 652953.  

Just the technology Richard to break all the posting rules, and the overseers would never guess?

Chris - a good route out the back bedroom window, and over the roof tops, is next to invisible. Especially if two tape recorders were left chatting to each other!


So that's how it's done!

Ta

Whoooooooooosh........

"none so blind as those who will not see"
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