The science of invisibility
16 December 2019 | 8:05 am
From camouflage science to the development of stealth technology, we explore how the properties of light can be changed to trick your eye into thinking an object is no longer there. The most ancient and sophisticated invisibility techniques come from Mother Nature and are a great part of Darwin's natural selection theory. Companies around the world are now developing stealth technology on that basis, especially in the defence industry.
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In his first White House briefing as President Joe Biden's top adviser on Covid-19, Anthony Fauci says it is "liberating" that he can focus on science without fear of repercussion now that Donald Trump has left office. "One of the things we're going to do is to be completely transparent, open and honest if things go wrong," the top infectious diseases doctor adds.
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Customs vows to leverage on technology for revenue generation
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