Diemut Strebe There's a new 'blackest black' material, and it can cloak even this bright, sparkling diamond

CNN Sep 17, 2019

MIT engineers have created a material that is 10 times blacker than anything else ever been reported, the school announced.

The material is made from vertically aligned carbon nanotubes, or CNTs, which are microscopic filaments of carbon. (Think a fuzzy forest of tiny trees.) The team grew them on a surface of chlorine-etched aluminum foil.

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