Is Harry Potter's Invisibility Cloak Finally A Reality?

By Meera Dolasia on December 14, 2012

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Ever since J.K. Rowling planted the idea of an invisibility cloak in her blockbuster Harry Potter book series, scientists have been falling all over themselves to create a material that can not only camouflage people, but also, buildings. Now a Canadian company claims to have won that race with a magical textile that it aptly calls 'Quantum Stealth'.

British Columbia based Hyperstealth Technology Corporation asserts that the material renders its wearer completely invisible, even to people with night vision goggles. Also, just like the young wizard's cloak, it is lightweight and does not need cameras, batteries, lights or mirrors to operate. But best of all, it is cheap to manufacture!

So how does it really work? Well that is a top secret. Besides stating that they have successfully managed to bend light waves, so that they go around the material instead of through it, the company is not giving out any details. What it does elaborate on, is all the good uses 'Quantum Stealth' could be put to - Ranging from protecting US and Canadian soldiers forced to eject into enemy terrain, to allowing special armed forces to carry out raids without any fear of being seen. And if that is not enough they even envision creating aircrafts and submarines that can go completely undetected.

To prove that Quantum Stealth really exists, the company has released photos and even a video showing its magical properties. For those that are still skeptical, they have only one thing to say - Both the US and Canadian Military officials have witnessed it live and are so impressed that they are now collaborating with Hyperstealth Technology to create the next generation 'survival blanket' that could render the soldier invisible in a split of a second! If this is indeed true, we have only one question - When will this magical fabric be available to the rest of us?


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  • winterwolf206Monday, November 23, 2015 at 5:30 pm
    OH MY GAWD! I READ ALL THE BOOKS AN IM SUCH A HUGE FAN! ( i want one so bad!)
    • greece_eu
      greece_euSaturday, November 21, 2015 at 4:20 pm
      AWESOME!!!! OH MAH GOD!!!!! I wish I had one :P - greece_eu
      • HarryPotterFan1Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 11:29 am
        I wish i had that
        • nokoWednesday, November 18, 2015 at 6:51 pm
          hiii its noko and i think this is real cool its so amazing!!! :OOO
          • the cool girlTuesday, November 17, 2015 at 11:58 pm
            I find this is amazing!!!!!!!
            • allie784
              allie784Monday, November 16, 2015 at 4:09 pm
              cool! ;)
              • anonomousFriday, November 13, 2015 at 9:33 am
                • ellisTuesday, November 10, 2015 at 9:53 am
                  thier's a real invisblity clak
                  • Taylor Monday, November 2, 2015 at 3:06 am
                    My teacher said that some of it is not true like the cloak is not completed.... YET. It is just that they are faster than the other teams:$
                    • eternalflame
                      eternalflameThursday, October 29, 2015 at 6:53 pm
                      Ok if i had this i would dress as Freddy Fazbear, put it on, and when people walked by i would jump out and scare them

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