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Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday October 15, 2015: Listen to Zi Jing Wong speak about the break-through research at UC Berkeley in creating a scalable invisibility cloak. At the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) at Berkeley, Wong and his team created an invisibility cloak can be used to conceal an object from view by guiding light around it. Most cloaks developed so far have bulky structures that are difficult to scale up for hiding large objects. To design a thin invisibility cloak that can be wrapped around an object such as a sheet or skin, Ni et al. designed a two-dimensional meta-material surface. Such flexible, highly reflective materials could be manufactured at large scale to hide large objects.
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
#StopAsianHate! Do we need to say more? Yes, we do—with music & resources. | read
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen