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Carbon nanotubes built this bizarre ultrablack material

Is there anything darker than the blackness of outer space? Outside of a literal black hole, probably not, but this strange material called Vantablack might be the closest thing yet. It’s made of small carbon tubes that absorb all nearby light, making this goopy substance absolutely creepy to behold. Dare to look?

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