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+ - Cloaking technology could protect offshore rigs from destructive waves->

Submitted by cylonlover
cylonlover (1921924) writes "Recent years have seen much progress in the development of invisibility cloaks which bend light around an object so it can't be seen, but can the same principles be applied to ocean waves that are strong enough to smash steel and concrete? That's the aim of Reza Alam's underwater “invisibility cloak.” The assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, recently outlined how to use variations of density in ocean water to cloak floating objects from dangerous surface waves."
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Cloaking technology could protect offshore rigs from destructive waves

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