Scientists create blackest black yet


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Obligatory.


#3

How long until I can buy clothing made out of this stuff?


#4

They were immediately pulled over by the police.


#5

I got the impression that Fuligin was a thing of the far future.


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I came to the comments section for a HHGTTG reference and was disappointed.


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I was going to post, but I’m temporalily dead for tax purposes.


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In B4 “I’m bliggitty bliggity blacker than black, ya’ll”

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Metal.


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Note only optically superior, but has the mechanical and chemical properties to make it immediately useful.

Cool stuff!


#11

Thank you, thank you, peterk, for recognizing that the correct name for this color is “fuligin”.


#12

I wear vantablack on the outside because vantablack is how I feel on the inside.


#13

That came to mind for me as well.


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Isn’t this what the TMA-1 monolith was made out of?


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#18

So -#000000?


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[quote=“beschizza, post:1, topic:36995”]
The UK company believes it has created the darkest material ever.
[/quote]Ninja assassins have even darker materials at their disposal, but by the time most people find that out they are already dead.


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:smiley:


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As often happens with scientific discoveries, the inspiration for the development of this material had a rather unusual origin. Some of our scientists were discussing American politics and began musing about the composition of Dick Cheney's soul...