MIT creates blackest black that is darker than Vantablack

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Goths everywhere are scowling silently in excitement! Cool news via dezeen.

MIT engineers have created a blackest black coating from carbon nanotubes that is reportedly 10 times darker than any material created before, including Vantablack.

The coating, which is made from vertically aligned carbon nanotubes (CNT) grown on chlorine-etched aluminium foil, can absorb 99.995 percent of visible light.

“Our material is 10 times blacker than anything that’s ever been reported,” said Brian Wardle, professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT.

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