Sometimes sci-fi predicts the future better than science. Agent Gabriel Vaughn has been enhanced with a microchip in his brain that gives him direct access to the global information grid. How long until science fiction becomes science fact? Intelligence, Monday 10/9c, only on CBS.
Someone tell Crookshanks.
By utilizing ‘The Mirage Effect’, what we often observe as reflections on the highway on a sunny day as light bends around it, researchers at The University of Texas superheat carbon nanotubes to create what may be the world’s first invisibility cloak.
Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak is closer to being realized than you think. Scientists have developed what they are calling a “metamaterial,” a three-dimensional fabric that can reverse the natural direction of light. While still in its early stages of development, researchers say that the material could very well yield the world’s first actual (i.e. not in a sci-fi novel) invisibility cloak. Now would be a good time to start recording those “fly on the wall” fantasies. Read More ›
John Redmond 5 years ago