Skip to comments.Now You See It, Now You Don't: Time Cloak Created
Posted on 01/05/2012 2:03:02 AM PST by Captain Beyond
AP Photo/Heather Deal, Cornell University
Scientists demonstrate how they have have created a new invisibility technique that doesnt just cloak an object -- like in Harry Potter books and movies -- but masks an entire event by briefly bending the speed of light around an event. In this illustratio, an art thief walks into a museum and steasl a painting without setting off laser beam alarms or even showing up on surveillance cameras.
WASHINGTON It's one thing to make an object invisible, like Harry Potter's mythical cloak. But scientists have made an entire event impossible to see. They have invented a time masker.
Think of it as an art heist that takes place before your eyes and surveillance cameras. You don't see the thief strolling into the museum, taking the painting down or walking away, but he did. It's not just that the thief is invisible -- his whole activity is.
What scientists at Cornell University did was on a much smaller scale, both in terms of events and time. It happened so quickly that it's not even a blink of an eye. Their time cloak lasts an incredibly tiny fraction of a fraction of a second. They hid an event for 40 trillionths of a second, according to a study appearing in Thursday's edition of the journal Nature.
We see events happening as light from them reaches our eyes. Usually it's a continuous flow of light. In the new research, however, scientists were able to interrupt that flow for just an instant.
Other newly created invisibility cloaks fashioned by scientists move the light beams away in the traditional three dimensions. The Cornell team alters not where the light flows but how fast it moves, changing in the dimension of time, not space.
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So all you have to do is steal things that are very, very small and do it very, very quickly?
Yeah I have seen this happening.
There and thats when I saw it.
Cloaked by metaphors, is more like it...
Just how ~do~ you bend something that isn’t there?
I practice on Schrodinger cats.
I know what you're thinking...
"That's three halves!"
Well, we're not completely sure if the Schrodinger half is there at all,
and the Cheshire half seems to appear and then vanish for no reason.
So in reality(?) we have somewhere between one half cat and a cat and a half.
LOL! Cool cat.
A freaking catastrophe.
feline pee line
No... grant whores claim success... let us see independent labs verify.
There are pretty heavy fines for bending the speed limits on highways, what would be the fine for bending the speed of light?
I knew it. I just.......knew it. What a catastrophe.
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