Cloaking: Science Meets Science Fiction

Cloaking: Science Meets Science Fiction
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Cloaking: Science Meets Science Fiction

Cloaking: Science Meets Science Fiction
June 2012 in Tacoma

From Greek mythology to modern science fiction, humans have been fascinated by the idea of invisibility for millennia. However, can we actually make objects invisible? Join UW's Gunther Uhlmann to discover several recent scientific projects, such as "transformation optics," designed to take invisibility out of the fictional worlds of Perseus and Harry Potter and make it a reality.

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