Scientists create device that tears a hole in time, enabling undetectable secret messages to be sent (so long as you do it in 0.00012 of a second)
- A ‘time cloak’ which bends light to tear holes in time has been created
- It could allow secret messages to be sent via fibre optic cables
- It can hide a continuous stream of events at telecommunications data rates
- The holes are made by bending light using equipment known as modulators
- Technique can cloak 46 per cent of the entire time axis and conceal pseudorandom digital data at a rate of 12.7 gigabits per second
A ‘time cloak’ which bends light to tear holes in time itself has been created by scientists.
The device could have important implications for sending secret messages via fibre optic cables.
The device can hide a continuous stream of events at telecommunications data rates – much quicker than a similar invention unveiled last year.
Researchers used equipment known as modulators to make the holes by bending light, reports Nature.