Videos of a new product being called an invisibility cloak recently surfaced online. WIRED's Louise Matsakis spoke with its inventor and a physicist who studies optics to find out how it works and whether cloaking and invisibility are truly feasible.
The Japanese word Bakeru means ‘transform,’ and the sentiments behind its usage are particularly important to the Northern Tohoku folk traditions that stress the eventuality of transmigration between the spirit world and the natural world of waking reality.
In the two years since Sidewalk Labs pitched its vision for a grand smart city development — encompassing an entire neighborhood on the Toronto waterfront — the project has been beset by controversy and criticism.
A part of Bolshaya Morskaya Street, located between Nevsky Prospekt and the Arch of the General Staff Building in Saint-Petersburg, is a small yet important part of the main city ensemble and the threshold of Palace Square.