invisibility cloak

The General Motors technical center campus in Warren. (Wikimedia Commons photo.)

Matt’s Favorites: Fouts Calls For GM HQ Move (Again), And More

What’s the latest in technology and related fields this fine early week? I’m ever so glad you asked. Here’s what I found on an entertainingly busy day. * Most times when you go to a […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

a) shadow behind metal cylinder under plane wave illumination; b) front reconstruction after passing cylinder cloaked by thin multilayer dielectric; c) total scattering cross width for cloaked & bare cylinders. (b) & (c) demonstrate the cloaking effect. Michigan Tech photo.

Invisibility Cloak Research Moves Forward at Michigan Tech

Michigan Technological University’s invisibility cloak researchers have done it again. They’ve moved the bar on one of the holy grails of physics: making objects invisible.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

Tech Tour Day Two: More Terrific (Michigan) Tech

Saturday, it was uppen attem for a 7:30 a.m. breakfast with Glenn Mroz, Michigan Tech’s personable president, and David Reed, its vice president for research, at the Finnish-themed Suomi restaurant (pannukakku, the Finnish pancake! Finnish French toast […]


Michigan Tech Prof Studies Invisibility Cloak Of Glass

From Tolkien’s ring of power in The Lord of the Rings to Star Trek’s Romulans, who could make their warships disappear from view, from Harry Potter’s magical cloak to the garment that makes players vanish […]