Move over Harry Potter: Scientists create real-life ‘invisibility cloak’

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Being invisible might not be a skill just for Harry Potter or Star Trek characters anymore.

Scientists at the University of Rochester say they’ve figured out how to make large objects seem invisible in a process called ‘cloaking,’ according to Business Insider.

The process doesn’t really involve a cloak — it does involve different lenses that make an object seem hidden while items around it can still be seen.

The scientists tried cloaking out on a hand, a face and a ruler. They said that the process has endless possibilities in surgery, the military, and art.

The materials to make this ‘Rochester cloak’ are also relatively inexpensive.

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