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Scientists create darkest-ever material by accident, which absorbs 99% of light

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Scientists have ascendency created the blackest material was ever seen, which absorbs 99.995% of light and makes the previously known blackest black pale in comparison. The material is made from vertically aligned microscopic carbon strings called carbon nanotubes (CNTs). The dark matter was made when MIT engineers were looking to grow CNTs, and on measuring, they found that the material soaked up almost all light.