Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Now Smelling a Darker Glove

A breakthrough:

The "darkest ever" substance known to science has been made in a US laboratory.

The material was created from carbon nanotubes - sheets of carbon just one atom thick rolled up into cylinders.

Researchers say it is the closest thing yet to the ideal black material, which absorbs light perfectly at all angles and over all wavelengths.


Applications of the technology are expected in electronics, solar energy and, as this video shows, music:

2 comments:

INSIDE-A-BRAIN said...

A luz...que te deixo...é da cor da minha vida...
:)

Bretwalda Edwin-Higham said...

Saw this. Interesting.