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Inspired by the magic carpet featured in the folk tale of ‘Aladdin’, researchers have designed a two-dimensional, shape-changing sheet that moves autonomously in a reactant-filled fluid.(UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH)

Aladdin’s magic carpet becomes reality, researchers design one that wraps and creeps

New York | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 02:55 PM IST
The ‘magic carpet’ in tales from “One Thousand and One Nights” to Disney’s “Aladdin” captures the imagination not only because it can fly, but because it can also wave, flap, and alter its shape to serve its riders.
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