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X-ray Specs Effect

(2)A recent breakthrough made by physicists at Imperial College London may one day allow researchers to render solid objects such as walls transparent. The secret to this 'x-ray specs effect' is the development of a new material that exploits the way atoms move in matter. Researchers believe this technology could eventually be used to view parts of the human body obscured by bone or to see through rubble at earthquake sites. Read more at royalsoc.org(1).

1. http://www.royalsoc.org/exhibit.asp?id=4659&tip=1
2. http://www.royalsoc.org/exhibit.asp?id=4659&tip=1

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