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Scientists Create New “Invisible” Material

July 11th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

Forget the merely invisible, scientists at Columbia Engineering School have created a new material that behaves as if it doesn't even exist, at least when it comes to light. The new material is a nanoscale structure that allows light to pass through as if it was traversing empty space. In very general terms, that means the light does not slow down or "bend" when it exits the material.



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