This invention is like something straight out of Star Trek, isn’t it? I know the article makes mention of Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak, but before there were the deathly hallows, there was first a cloaking device. I’ve known about the concept since I first watched The Enterprise Incident in the early 1970’s. Kirk’s ingenious plan to steal the secret cloaking device from the Romulans makes for one of my favorite Star Trek episodes ever. Just think of the military implications of an invention that could hide the presence of a ship! The Federation certainly couldn’t leave such technology in the hands of their enemies.
There are other examples of Star Trek technology becoming real-life inventions. Spock, Dr. McCoy and Mr. Scott would be proud of us 21st century humans. Gene Roddenberry and his team knew what they were doing!
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