Posts Tagged: invisibility cloak

Star Trek Celebrates 50 Years: Industry Insiders Reflect

The first episode of Star Trek aired on September 8, 1966, some 50 years ago. Although the original series ended after only three rather disappointing seasons, the franchise would go …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 5

Cloaking Device Inventor Says Deflector Shield Realized

Like so many other popular science fiction books, movies and franchises, Star Trek has inspired many innovators to ask the question "why not?" Although Star Trek did …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 4

USPTO Issues World’s First Invisibility Cloak Patent

Invisibility cloaks have long been a prop in science fiction stories, such as the Harry Potter invisibility cloak or the device used to cloak Klingon war ships …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 3