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Finally Here: Harry Potter's Invisibility Cloak

  1. Feb 3, 2006 #1
    http://www.mosnews.com/news/2006/01/25/capofdarkness.shtml [Broken]

    Now can we please have a sci-fi dept in schools?:tongue2:
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  3. Feb 3, 2006 #2
    Also check out the articles linked below this one.
  4. Feb 3, 2006 #3
    There already is a sci-fi studies at my school
  5. Feb 3, 2006 #4


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    My guess would be that's in the psychology department, though....

    How about a course in "hoaxes and crackpottery"...?
  6. Feb 3, 2006 #5
    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: this site is as funny as hell :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: (looked at the other "news")

    these are real photos, but the wierd thing is - the photo you got on that mosnews site is courtesy of ┬ęTachi Laboratory, the University of Tokyo.... :biggrin:

    howstuffworks got an explanation of this tech:

    to sum it up - the "invisibility cloak" requires you to stand infront of a half-mirror, while a camera connected to a computer is behind you, so that the image of the background is projected on your cloak...

    news sites are full of cr*p.

    here's the original "invention" form 2003 http://projects.star.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/projects/MEDIA/xv/oc.html [Broken]
    and some videos of it: http://www.thegreenhead.com/technology/2004/05/japanese-scientist-invents.php [Broken]

    and to end this post i'd add: "Its true, the guy driving the floating car was wearing one".
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  7. Feb 3, 2006 #6


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    I would have guessed an English department.

    Of course, the article fails to notice the obvious...we can still see the guy in the picture! :rofl:
  8. Feb 3, 2006 #7
    i woulda guess it would be a interdisplinary programme with psych/phys/philo as the backbone.
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