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 June 7, 2013

Physics Professor John Howell and his son demonstrate simple optical cloaking

John Howell, a Professor of Physics at the University of Rochester, decided to tackle an unusual DIY project. With the help of his 14 year-old son, Benjamin, he built three simple, but surprisingly effective optical cloaking devices with inexpensive, off-the-shelf materials.

Find out more about it and see the video where they demonstrative their effective cloaking experiment here.