Although numerous means of becoming invisible exist in the realm of fiction, the only known way to turn invisible in the real world is by using lenses to bend light around oneself. An example of this technique is the Roc... More » Art & Literature Folklore Mythology

Some safe science experiments for sixth grade students include using static electricity to bend water and making invisible ink. Another involves making lava blobs in a cup. More » Education K-12

Microscopes help scientists see tiny organisms and understand the fine details of cells, fibers, nuclei and other structures invisible to the naked eye, which in turn influences education and research, helping scientists... More »

Hades, the underworld/afterlife of Greek mythology, was portrayed as a bleak realm located at the edge of the world disc beyond the ocean at the rim of the sky. It was said to be the place where all souls went after deat... More »

Though there is some research and experimentation on the subject, there is not, as of 2014, a viable way to become completely invisible. Objects and people are visible because light reflects off them and hits the viewer'... More » Science Physics Optics & Waves

A defining characteristic of a myth is that it attempts to explain why a natural phenomena occurs or why something is a certain way. Myths often involve powerful beings, gods or supernatural figures who are the cause of ... More » Art & Literature Folklore Mythology

A compound light microscope uses lenses to collect light to view objects on a slide. The microscope magnifies the object so that the smallest structures are visible. More »