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Now you see me, now you don’t (part of Discovery hub)



The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG


Ever seen an object disappear before your very eyes?

Bend light to make the visible invisible at Now you see me, now you don't

Sometimes things may be right in front of you, but what you see is not always what you get. Dr Aliaksandra Rakovich and a team of researchers from KCL Physics explore how light can be manipulated and controlled, and how this is helping to address modern challenges in areas such as energy production and imaging.

Learn what you would need to create a real invisibility cloak and make objects disappear by manipulating light to make the visible invisible.   

This event is part of our Summer Science Exhibition Lates evening. 

Drop-in activity – these activities run continuously and you can drop in at any time. Please note if the venue is at capacity you may have to wait.

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