CHAPTER 9: Why Doesn’t the Invisible Woman Bump Into Things?
Published:01 Aug 2017
Invisibility is perhaps the most intriguing and potentially useful superpower of all, but being invisible whilst still retaining the power of sight is actually rather tricky. How does Susan Storm, the Invisible Woman, do what she does? Could refraction hold the key? Is she perhaps bending light waves with some sort of gravitational field? Might adaptive camouflage hold the key? Or is it simple psychology? In this chapter we will take a look (pun intended) at the fascinating science of invisibility. Why doesn’t the invisible woman keep bumping into things?