Are physics – not magic — the key to a Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak? New research indicates yes. A recent study by researchers from Imperial College London involves a new class of space-aged material called metamaterial – fabric with ultra-complex internal wiring – which, at least in theory, may make it possible for muggles like ourselves to someday don invisibility cloaks like our favorite teenaged-wizard. And though J.K. Rowling might not be writing any more Harry Potter novels, that doesn’t mean the magic has to die just yet. (More on The 50 Best Inventions of 2010)

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