January 16, 2008
what isn’t carbon?

An ideal black object absorbs all the colours of light and reflects none of them. In theory, it should be possible to make something that approaches the “perfect absorber”.

But it has proved difficult to construct an object that does not reflect light at all.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7190107.stm

1 Comment »

  1. I wonder if that technology could enable invisibility.

    Comment by d — January 18, 2008 @ 6:13 am

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