harry potter

Science
5:26 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

UT Scientists Look to Create an Invisibility Cloak (Update)

Researchers at UT tested the new 'invisibility cloak' on this thin metal cylinder.
Dr. Andrea Alu, UT

Update: Harry Potter fans and Muggles alike may be one step closer to getting their own invisibility cloaks, if researchers at the University of Texas can help it.

According to the New Journal of Physics, they’ve created a thin material called a “mantle cloak.” Right now the cloak can only make things invisible in a certain range of light waves. It also doesn’t look like a cloak you would wear. It’s a thin tubing made from polycarbonate film, wrapped with copper tape.

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News Brief
6:14 am
Fri July 15, 2011

Top Morning Stories July 15, 2011

Meghan Saucedo, 21, and her sister Maggie Saucedo, 11, took a break to pose for a portrait during Potter Mania at the South Lamar Alamo Drafthouse Thursday afternoon. Some fans arrived as early as 4:30 am to watch the entire film series.
Photo by Daniel Reese for KUT News.

Fans Enjoy Final Harry Potter Film in Austin

Folks lined up outside of the Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar for the midnight premier of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.

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Arts and Culture
10:46 am
Thu July 14, 2011

Review Roundup: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2

The gritty adventures of Harry Potter conclude with the final movie to be released tonight at midnight.
Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

The mission of KUT News is to bring you news about the issues important to people living in Austin. But we also know that news just can't always compete with everyone's favorite bespectacled wizard. The last Harry Potter film opens at midnight tonight. KUT News brings you a roundup of reviews for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2.

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