Vantablack: The Darkest Material Ever Made

  • Published on Jun 24, 2016
  • Today we're talking about the blackest material ever created!
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    Sources:
    blackholes.stardate.org/resources/faqs/faq.php?p=black-holes-close-to-earth
    www.independent.co.uk/news/science/blackest-is-the-new-black-scientists-have-developed-a-material-so-dark-that-you-cant-see-it-9602504.html
    www.surreynanosystems.com/vantablack/faqs
    www.extremetech.com/extreme/186229-its-like-staring-into-a-black-hole-worlds-darkest-material-will-be-used-to-make-very-stealthy-aircraft-better-telescopes
    www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/shortcuts/2016/feb/29/anish-kapoor-vantablack-paint
    mentalfloss.com/article/77190/6-facts-about-vantablack-darkest-material-ever-made
    www.iflscience.com/technology/new-super-black-material-absorbs-99965-light
    www.marketingmagazine.co.uk/article/1355044/lynx-creates-coated-blackest-material-planet
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    Images:
    www.surreynanosystems.com/media/images-videos
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Comments • 5 505

  • Ethan Nhan
    Ethan Nhan 12 hours ago

    3:28 I know how exactly how your 16 year old self feels. Nice clever joke

  • Dalton Love
    Dalton Love 15 hours ago

    That would be the only color i owned

  • TravisDude911
    TravisDude911 15 hours ago

    You can't see a black hole.

  • Casual Basket
    Casual Basket Day ago

    It looks... velvety?

  • darwis tresno
    darwis tresno 2 days ago

    so this is what Salamanders space marine chapter skin colour looks like

  • V Narayanan
    V Narayanan 2 days ago

    My future gives this stuff a run for its money.

  • Kamui Dimension08
    Kamui Dimension08 2 days ago

    Does it also absorbs radio waves?

  • Utopia Subliminals
    Utopia Subliminals 2 days ago

    #sharetheblack

  • Checometer
    Checometer 2 days ago

    I'm going to get a suit of this stuff and become a hero and/or villain.
    My name shall be
    *BLACK VANTOM*
    It's horrible, I know.

  • Checometer
    Checometer 2 days ago

    So that's how ninjas do it.

  • GAN ZHONG YI GAN
    GAN ZHONG YI GAN 2 days ago

    That means I can camoflauge with vantablack coated clothing!(if i had vantablack)

    • GAN ZHONG YI GAN
      GAN ZHONG YI GAN 2 days ago

      So a black hole is black or invisible?As it absorbs light rather than reflecting.

  • Blaze the Dragon
    Blaze the Dragon 3 days ago

    Now we can make a Mr. Game & Watch costume.

  • mynamejeff
    mynamejeff 3 days ago

    Necrozma is that you?

  • raid89100
    raid89100 3 days ago

    WHY ARE THEY CALLING MY SOULD "VANTA BLACK"

  • MikeRokuro
    MikeRokuro 4 days ago

    You wore black dresses when you were 16?

  • Mark Isler
    Mark Isler 4 days ago

    I’m superblack

  • zoolapin
    zoolapin 5 days ago

    try not to headbang

  • E-Dog777 !!!
    E-Dog777 !!! 5 days ago

    I’m just thinking what playing laser tag would be like.

  • The Otaku King
    The Otaku King 5 days ago

    Now you can cosplay as mr. Game and Watch

  • Milan Meiland
    Milan Meiland 6 days ago

    Imagine covering a room with this stuff and put a lamp inside of it... would you even see the light?
    I guess you could see it from the lamp itself but not seeing light reflect from walls and object is kind of strange...

  • Vaibhav Verma
    Vaibhav Verma 6 days ago

    Not as black my ex-girlfriend heart's

  • Ziad Attia
    Ziad Attia 7 days ago

    bro it looks edited😂

  • Toxic Singed Main
    Toxic Singed Main 7 days ago

    That "Two" at 0:50 is the funniest thing i've seen all day

  • Jake and Doge
    Jake and Doge 7 days ago +1

    Still racist.

  • Phoenix Plays Games
    Phoenix Plays Games 7 days ago

    I came up with a use for this while in physics class, you could coat a thermal generator with this, I came up using heat absorbed by black materials to heat up the content of the tank inside, filled with water, eventually boiling and evaporating from the heat, that steam then leads to a turbine which starts to spin under the high pressured push of the steam making a dynamo start to spin generating electricity, and then just you realize that I’m only 14 years old!

  • LanCable
    LanCable 7 days ago

    I would love having a hoodie made out of this, I really hope they are able to apply it to fabric.

  • Naruto Unumaki
    Naruto Unumaki 8 days ago

    The colour just hasn't been unlocked yet

  • Berero Dimet
    Berero Dimet 8 days ago +1

    it's still not darker than my soul

  • Ryan Hopkins
    Ryan Hopkins 8 days ago

    Imagine the military using vantablack camo

  • Lavamaster
    Lavamaster 8 days ago +1

    Shouldn't vantablack be called dark black?

  • Spirit Flowers
    Spirit Flowers 8 days ago

    Is it okay to have a phobia of this.

  • I fj3dj3z2jz2uz3jz4bcr j2xn3cj3cu4cn3xj4x

    VANTA WHITE🤔

  • I fj3dj3z2jz2uz3jz4bcr j2xn3cj3cu4cn3xj4x

    MY COUSIN IS VANTA,SUPER & XTREME BLACK SKIN

  • TheAponymous
    TheAponymous 10 days ago

    this is going to be new military technology. enemies will be too shocked when they realize they are fighting 2d stickmen.

  • CPatwal
    CPatwal 10 days ago

    3:27 - 16 year old ?

  • Robert Merrill
    Robert Merrill 10 days ago

    Tanks bro

  • Cassidy Neumann
    Cassidy Neumann 10 days ago

    By the way the total jerk of an artist who bought the rights to Vantablack is Anish Kapoor if you look him up there's actually a really funny feud between him and another artist about it

  • mute owl
    mute owl 11 days ago

    In viewing this video, you confirm that you are not Anish Kapoor, you are in no way affiliated with Anish Kapoor, you are not viewing on behalf of Anish Kapoor or an associate of Anish Kapoor. To the best of your knowledge, information, and belief this video will not be watched by Anish Kapoor.

  • Allyson Slusher
    Allyson Slusher 12 days ago

    it would be cool to use this for clothes but think about how much heat it would absorb during the summer you would burn your skin on a hot sunny day but it would be nice during the winter.

  • Santiago Lopez
    Santiago Lopez 13 days ago

    What if you coated your walls and clothes? Would you look like the part that are covered are floating?

  • Alternate Email
    Alternate Email 13 days ago

    So, the game Shadow Fight would be possible huh?

  • gaming sorcerer
    gaming sorcerer 13 days ago

    Get a full outfit of it and go out intthedark NOBODY CAN SEE YOU NOW

  • Ideoform Sun
    Ideoform Sun 14 days ago

    This would be great for coating solar water heating tubes, and hot water tanks.
    It would be great painted on shields on a south facing wall, to warm up a structure.
    I think it would make a warmer winter hat.

  • Washington Vaivaimuli
    Washington Vaivaimuli 15 days ago

    is it just me or can you guys 👀 the mustache cheeks and mouth. maybe the video picks it up differently than their eyes

  • Cali mfk
    Cali mfk 15 days ago +1

    Imagine a jacket with it

  • HomesickProductions
    HomesickProductions 17 days ago

    *CENSORED*

  • Bearcat Ben
    Bearcat Ben 18 days ago

    This could be great for thermal panels

  • Alex Hendel
    Alex Hendel 18 days ago

    great vijayoo boys and gurrllllls over at scishow!!!! kudos!!!! :) :D

  • Gerrald Polvesky
    Gerrald Polvesky 18 days ago

    This has many tactical and military applications.

  • tracy fae fanged
    tracy fae fanged 19 days ago

    I would LOVE to have one of those capes with hoods that reach down to my feet but are made of vantablack.

  • Andre Zabala
    Andre Zabala 19 days ago

    So if someone painted this on their face you wouldn't see the definition only a 2d version of their outline of their face

  • catsoften
    catsoften 19 days ago

    I heated a pencil in a fire and it make something that might look a little like that. it had the no texture thing.

  • Zoltartheqman
    Zoltartheqman 19 days ago

    I want a sweatshirt this color

  • Albert Wesker
    Albert Wesker 19 days ago

    Almost as dark as my heart!

  • Samurai Wilde5100
    Samurai Wilde5100 21 day ago

    The black panther is real

  • Tyler Thach
    Tyler Thach 22 days ago

    Wait so this is a natural heating blanket? I want one

  • Free Sex Pics
    Free Sex Pics 22 days ago

    Still brighter than my future...

  • Rick Ragan
    Rick Ragan 25 days ago

    What about the famous "Vanna White Black"?

    • Oleg Skripnyak
      Oleg Skripnyak 22 days ago

      Vanny White, i think it would be good to reflect different electromagnetic waves by tuning carbon tubes direction and they height

  • Cranboard
    Cranboard 26 days ago

    Night cammo anyone?

  • Christoff Tabing
    Christoff Tabing 28 days ago

    Vantablack belts are now a thing

  • Skoodle
    Skoodle 28 days ago

    Who was the scummy sculptor who stole the rights to a *material*? What a moron.

  • Adam Jackson
    Adam Jackson 28 days ago

    None more black.

  • Illusory Frame
    Illusory Frame 28 days ago +1

    Oh yeah btw it's dangerous to humans

    • ruddthree
      ruddthree 6 days ago

      How? It's made of carbon.

  • Darth KillsAll
    Darth KillsAll Month ago

    Ninja vanish

  • Nico Damiani
    Nico Damiani Month ago

    Try not to headbang *epic bass drop*

  • Kevin lee
    Kevin lee Month ago

    Invisibility!

  • Rice Fields
    Rice Fields Month ago

    If you coated this stuff on a space ship it would be nearly invisible in open space

  • T e m m i e
    T e m m i e Month ago

    Blackest thing on Earth is the inside of your closet

  • BP Lup
    BP Lup Month ago

    IMPRISONING ME

  • Nicholas Manley
    Nicholas Manley Month ago

    The Dankest Material Ever Made

  • Steven Littleton
    Steven Littleton Month ago

    So you wanted to wear a little black dress when you were 16?

  • BigSoulja #Gelato #BasedGod #FinesseGod

    I need a full body suit made of this

  • Nyx
    Nyx Month ago

    Every emo person is screaming inside

  • DiMZ
    DiMZ Month ago

    Can we buy samples for it by any chance

  • Percy Blakeney
    Percy Blakeney Month ago

    Wile E. Coyote got his Vanta Black from ACME.

  • The Dark_Speed_Ninja/ShadikkuX

    But does Vantablack absorb Ultraviolet light?

  • Yousaf Imtiaz
    Yousaf Imtiaz Month ago

    Where can i get this?

  • Putra Ramadhan
    Putra Ramadhan Month ago

    go to the comment section, expecting racist joke, faith in humanity restored

  • patheticmada
    patheticmada Month ago

    a full body suit coated in vantablack would be cool

  • blueberry hedgehog
    blueberry hedgehog Month ago

    you have not unlocked these objects yet

  • Invalid uzername
    Invalid uzername Month ago

    But can i paint my car with it

  • Lucie Riley
    Lucie Riley Month ago

    I WANT SOME

  • ian long
    ian long Month ago

    Tactical clothes with this stuff would be incredibly useful for night missions

  • Cristero Warrior
    Cristero Warrior Month ago

    So this dude was wearing little black dresses when he was 16?

  • Dutli Anvilhand
    Dutli Anvilhand Month ago

    Oooh id have them paint my Gothic Series Gibson SG, it’s already flat black but I want it darker now that I’ve seen this.

  • Alea B.
    Alea B. Month ago

    That thing hurts my eyes... 😫

  • Kartik Jaggi
    Kartik Jaggi Month ago

    still brighter than my future

  • Xx_Pussy Slayer_xX
    Xx_Pussy Slayer_xX Month ago

    Wake me up

  • Mike Roberti
    Mike Roberti Month ago

    Spinal Tap’s next album cover.

  • Ruben
    Ruben Month ago

    Bro a morph suit out of this stuff would be so epic

  • Czesnek
    Czesnek Month ago

    I can't wait for real life censor bars in Japanese porns.

  • Aldi Sono
    Aldi Sono Month ago

    Im 16 y.o
    And im interested

  • Foxy fox
    Foxy fox Month ago

    Imagine being in a room with one strong light and the walls roof and floor are made of vantablack

  • superymario west
    superymario west Month ago

    "I don't know about you but 16 year old me would be really excited about this."
    I don't know about you but 19 year old me IS really excited about this

  • gaybutte
    gaybutte Month ago

    This could make the only good Mr. Game & Watch cosplay

  • Mark Carter
    Mark Carter Month ago

    Was that end joke supposed to be a boner or a fat joke?

  • Mabus
    Mabus Month ago

    Goth festivals will be even more goth in the future

  • Anthony Nguyen
    Anthony Nguyen Month ago

    Imagine hiding your boners

  • Mominul Khan
    Mominul Khan Month ago

    ur 16?!!?!

  • Ryan Cacatian
    Ryan Cacatian Month ago

    I need this on clothing. It will allow to get fat and look thin haha