Friday, March 21, 2008

Black is the new black

"Researchers in New York reported this month that they have created a paper-thin material that absorbs 99.955 percent of the light that hits it, making it by far the darkest substance ever made

-- about 30 times as dark as the government's current standard for blackest black....The newest black -- which when held next to something conventionally black, such as a tuxedo jacket, is noticeably blacker -- reflects just 0.045 percent of visible light."

Full article here.

{card courtesy of amy}

1 comment:

The divine PB&J in me, salutes the divine PB&J in you.