lördag 4 april 2009

Scientists Make Blackest Material Ever

Another scientific breakthrough. The blackest material ever created by humans. It is made from a flat array of vertically-aligned, single-walled carbon nanotubes. Sounds complex? Well it is. The substance absorbs between 97 percent and 99 percent of wavelengths that can be directly measured or extrapolated. I guess the blackest thing there is must be a black hole which absorbs 100% or maybe even closer to 110% since it actually pulls light to it. The cool thing with black materials like this is when you coat something in it you loose the ability to see any unevenness.

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