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Fast Draw: Cloaking

2 minutes 22 seconds

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Josh Landis and Mitch Butler discuss metamaterials, a type of nanotechnology. These materials can theoretically make objects disappear from plain sight. This cloaking technology has a wide range of applications and could forever change the view of the world. Part of the Fast Draw Series.

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Runtime: 2 minutes 22 seconds

A man with a pole collecting something off a large rock on the ground. Caption: He's collected scorpions in over two dozen countries
Fast Draw
Episode 1
5 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Linked hexagonal structures drawn on graph paper. Caption: Graphene is a single layer of carbon atoms
Fast Draw
Episode 2
3 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Drawing of the sun and a person with a rock in between them obscuring the rays of light from the sun. Caption: Theoretically, observers would never know it's there.
Fast Draw
Episode 3
2 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Illustration of interconnected objects coming apart where light hits. Caption: The light causes the short chains to disassemble
Fast Draw
Episode 4
3 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12