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Wednesday 21:00-21:30
Frontiers explores new ideas in science, meeting the researchers who see the world through fresh eyes and challenge existing theories - as well as hearing from their critics. Many such developments create new ethical and moral questions and Frontiers is not afraid to consider these.
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Wednesday 6 December 2006

Invisibility Cloaks

Harry Potter has one, so does the Starship Enterprise, and now scientists in the UK and the USA claim that you could have one too.

The invisibility cloak is no longer stuck in the realm of fantasy, but is soon to become a reality.

Peter Evans talks to the researchers who have engineered an entirely new material that can make objects virtually undetectable, and looks at the extraordinary possibilities that this kind of invisibility might offer.
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