Putting aside our personal feelings on the nature of war and what it is or isn’t good for, 2019 boasted some of the most mind-bending military tech we’ve ever seen. From an invisibility cloak to a...
Canada’s Hyperstealth Biotechnology already manufactures camouflage uniforms for militaries across the globe. But now, the company has patented a new “Quantum Stealth” material that could disguise...
Invisibility cloaks have been a staple of science fiction for decades. And now, researchers think they may be one step closer to bringing the bizarre garments into the real world — all thanks to...
Gone are the days when a store’s security cameras only mattered to shoplifters. Now, with the rising prevalence of surveillance systems constantly monitored by artificial intelligence, ubiquitous...
Invisibility Cloak The technology behind sophisticated mass surveillance systems have made enormous strides in recent years. You can’t even jaywalk in some parts of the world without an AI-powered...
Secretly Funded Research We already knew that the U.S. Department of Defense had secretly funded research on unidentified flying objects — yes, UFOs — thanks to 2017 reporting by the New York Times...
Smart Garments Designers of smart garments have a vision: that we’ll come to use electronics woven into the clothes we wear not just as dazzling new ways to express ourselves, like the light-up...
A BREAKTHROUGH. Researchers from Montreal’s National Institute of Scientific Research (INRS) just published a study in Optica detailing a new approach to invisibility cloaking. Their device, called...
Microparticles in leafhopper sweat could be the secret ingredient in making invisibility cloaks a reality. The particles alter wavelengths of light, a property that may be able to be harnessed for...