Sunday, September 01, 2019

Beyond pitch-black

Carbon nanotubes rule as they are virtually indestructible, possessing unique characteristics that promise to change how man does business on planet earth. When placed vertically on a substrate, said nanotubes create the ultimate black, reflecting just a tiny bit of light, thus resulting in a visual look akin to a black hole, an effect readily seen by the BMW above and a telescope assembly shown below, ready to be equipped with lenses as needs warrant, both of which are coated with Vantablack, the first commercially available carbon nanotube-based material being used for any application requiring the kind of absolute blackness that only this tech can provide.

Beyond pitch-black indeed.

Here's a video showing the origin and properties of this unique material.

Happy accident indeed.

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