flok writes: "Three highschool(!) kids from the city of Nijmegen in the Netherlands found the most 'magical' 'magic square' found uptill now. The square with a dimension of 12x12 not only has the same sum for all vertical, horizontal and diagognal lines but a couple of other neat specialties as well: the sum of every third part of each row is equal to 270, it is also 'panmagical'."
An anonymous reader writes: For the first time, physicists have devised a way to make visible light travel in the opposite direction that it normally bends when passing from one material to another, like from air through water or glass, ScienceDaily reports. The phenomenon is known as negative refraction and could in principle be used to construct optical microscopes for imaging things as small as molecules, and even to create cloaking devices for rendering objects invisible.