According to professor John Pendry, it may take only five years to develop an invisible fabric, in which “light waves would flow around an object hidden inside the metamaterial cloak”. Video demonstration of a similar Japanese technology after the jump.

You could build a shed out of this material and drive a tank in there, or a motor car, or hold a party inside it, and once you close the door everything it contains would be completely invisible

[via Telegraph]

According to professor John Pendry, it may take only five years to develop an invisible fabric, in which “light waves would flow around an object hidden inside the metamaterial cloak”. Video demonstration of a similar Japanese technology after the jump.

You could build a shed out of this material and drive a tank in there, or a motor car, or hold a party inside it, and once you close the door everything it contains would be completely invisible

[via Telegraph]