Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Blackest is the new black

Article: Blackest is the new black: Scientists develop a material so dark that you can't see it...
The nanotube material, named Vantablack, has been grown on sheets of aluminium foil.... While the sheets may be crumpled into miniature hills and valleys, this landscape disappears on areas covered by it.
"You expect to see the hills and all you can see … it's like black, like a hole, like there's nothing there. It just looks so strange," said Ben Jensen, the firm's chief technical officer.

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