Breakthrough cloaking device creates a hole in light and time

Posted on January 5, 2012

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Forgetting that cloak of invisibility — how about a device that hides you in the very fabric of time? New research published in Nature reveals that scientists have successfully hidden an object in both space and time — even if for only for 40 picoseconds. Rather than bending light around the object, their technique creates a temporal hole in light beams where an event can be hidden.

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