New class of light-bending material spun with DNA and gold nanoparticles can achieve first real-life invisibility cloak

By Sheryl Cash

January 19, 2018


“In a huge achievement spanning both chemistry and physics, scientists have found a way to create entirely new classes of material that can bend oncoming light around them, making them appear invisible. No, that is not hyperbole, and yes, this is how the cloaking devices work in Star Trek. It is alright to be excited…”