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Scientists Closer to 'Invisible' Cloak

Japan mask 7-inch object from light in microwave spectrum

(Newser) - Scientists have made a leap forward in invisibility technology, successfully testing a material that can fully mask an object from light from all angles, the AFP reports. Sound amazing? Well don't get too excited, because the only light the material masks is on the microwave spectrum—which isn't... More »

Pakistan Let China Inspect Osama Raid Stealth Copter

If report is confirmed, it would worsen already terrible US-Pakistan relations

(Newser) - Despite US protests , Pakistan allowed Chinese officials to inspect the remains of the American secret stealth helicopter left behind after the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, reports Reuters . A spokesman for the ISI, Pakistan's top spy agency, denied the accusations, but new reports indicate that Pakistan not only... More »

Pakistan to Hand Over Stealth Chopper Tail

...which means China won't get to see it

(Newser) - It looks like China won't get its coveted peek at the super-secret helicopter that crashed outside of Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad compound. John Kerry got Pakistan to agree to hand over the tail section to the US during yesterday's meeting with Pakistani officials. Kerry told reporters "... More »

China Eager to See Stealth Chopper From Osama Raid

And Pakistan seems happy to oblige

(Newser) - The stealth chopper that didn't make it back from the Osama bin Laden raid is giving Pakistan a little diplomatic revenge. Pakistani officials made a point to tell ABC News they might let China "take a look" at the super-secret helicopter, which had to be left behind after... More »

Raid Revelation: US Has Top Secret Stealth Helicopter

Military analysts say wreckage looks like modified Blackhawk

(Newser) - How did an elite team of Navy SEALs manage to sneak up on Osama bin Laden, apparently catching him in his pajamas ? With the help of top secret stealth helicopters, it seems. One of the Blackhawk helicopters used by the SEALs was damaged during the raid after clipping one... More »

Really Black Is the New Black

Scientists create darkest black ever, and it may have practical uses

(Newser) - What's the blackest thing you can think of? If you said a carpet of carbon nanotubes, you probably work with a Rice University team of scientists whose current project is "pushing the limit of how much light can be absorbed into one material." Their new material could lead... More »

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