Contact: James Riordon
American Physical Society
Caption: Laboratory experiments show that obstacles arranged in fluids in certain patterns can effectively make objects they surround invisible to waves. If it works as well in in scaled-up versions, it could lead to new ways to protect ocean-based platforms and coasts from devastating tsunamis.
Credit: M. Farhat, S. Enoch, S. Guenneau and A.B. Movchan
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