Blacker than Black

Scientists recently discovered the blackest black in the world and BMW was quick to offer this ultra-black light-absorbing paint as a color for its new X6. But Vantablack is so 2016. MIT scientists have now discovered a black substance that is 10 times blacker than any other known black in the world. And they’ve used it to cover a $2 million yellow diamond for an art/science concept called The Redemption of Vanity. We’re interested to see how the new black will affect design trends and product development in the near future.

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