Vantablack: The Darkest Material Ever Made

  • Опубликовано: 24 июн 2016
  • Today we're talking about the blackest material ever created!
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  • SciShow  science  Hank  Green  education  Vantablack: The Darkest Material Ever Made  michael aranda  black hole  vantablack  surrey nanosystems  absence of light  carbon nanotubes  nasa  super-black  

Комментарии • 5 480

  • The Otaku King
    The Otaku King 3 часа назад

    Now you can cosplay as mr. Game and Watch

  • Milan Meiland
    Milan Meiland 18 часов назад

    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 18 часов назад

    Not as black my ex-girlfriend heart's

  • Ziad Attia
    Ziad Attia День назад

    bro it looks edited😂

  • Toxic Singed Main
    Toxic Singed Main День назад

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

  • Jake and Doge
    Jake and Doge День назад +1

    Still racist.

  • Phoenix Plays Games
    Phoenix Plays Games День назад

    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 День назад

    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 2 дня назад

    The colour just hasn't been unlocked yet

  • Berero Dimet
    Berero Dimet 2 дня назад +1

    it's still not darker than my soul

  • Ryan Hopkins
    Ryan Hopkins 2 дня назад

    Imagine the military using vantablack camo

  • Lavamaster
    Lavamaster 2 дня назад +1

    Shouldn't vantablack be called dark black?

  • Spirit Flowers
    Spirit Flowers 2 дня назад

    Is it okay to have a phobia of this.

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  • TheAponymous
    TheAponymous 4 дня назад

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

  • CPatwal
    CPatwal 4 дня назад

    3:27 - 16 year old ?

  • Robert Merrill
    Robert Merrill 5 дней назад

    Tanks bro

  • Cassidy Neumann
    Cassidy Neumann 5 дней назад

    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 5 дней назад

    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 6 дней назад

    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 7 дней назад

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

  • Alternate Email
    Alternate Email 7 дней назад

    So, the game Shadow Fight would be possible huh?

  • gaming sorcerer
    gaming sorcerer 7 дней назад

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

  • Ideoform Sun
    Ideoform Sun 8 дней назад

    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 9 дней назад

    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 9 дней назад +1

    Imagine a jacket with it

  • HomesickProductions
    HomesickProductions 11 дней назад


  • Bearcat Ben
    Bearcat Ben 12 дней назад

    This could be great for thermal panels

  • Alex Hendel
    Alex Hendel 12 дней назад

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

  • Gerrald Polvesky
    Gerrald Polvesky 12 дней назад

    This has many tactical and military applications.

  • tracy fae fanged
    tracy fae fanged 13 дней назад

    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 13 дней назад

    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 13 дней назад

    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 14 дней назад

    I want a sweatshirt this color

  • Albert Wesker
    Albert Wesker 14 дней назад

    Almost as dark as my heart!

  • Samurai Wilde5100
    Samurai Wilde5100 15 дней назад

    The black panther is real

  • Tyler Thach
    Tyler Thach 16 дней назад

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

  • Rui
    Rui 16 дней назад

    Still brighter than my future...

  • Rick Ragan
    Rick Ragan 19 дней назад

    What about the famous "Vanna White Black"?

    • Oleg Skripnyak
      Oleg Skripnyak 16 дней назад

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

  • Cranboard
    Cranboard 20 дней назад

    Night cammo anyone?

  • Christoff Tabing
    Christoff Tabing 22 дня назад

    Vantablack belts are now a thing

  • Skoodle
    Skoodle 22 дня назад

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

  • Adam Jackson
    Adam Jackson 22 дня назад

    None more black.

  • Illusory Frame
    Illusory Frame 23 дня назад +1

    Oh yeah btw it's dangerous to humans

    • ruddthree
      ruddthree День назад

      How? It's made of carbon.

  • Darth KillsAll
    Darth KillsAll 24 дня назад

    Ninja vanish

  • Nico Damiani
    Nico Damiani 27 дней назад

    Try not to headbang *epic bass drop*

  • Kevin lee
    Kevin lee 27 дней назад


  • Rice Fields
    Rice Fields 27 дней назад

    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 27 дней назад

    Blackest thing on Earth is the inside of your closet

  • BP Lup
    BP Lup 28 дней назад


  • Nicholas Manley
    Nicholas Manley 28 дней назад

    The Dankest Material Ever Made

  • Steven Littleton
    Steven Littleton 29 дней назад

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

  • BigSoulja #Gelato #BasedGod #FinesseGod
    BigSoulja #Gelato #BasedGod #FinesseGod Месяц назад +1

    I need a full body suit made of this

  • Nyx
    Nyx Месяц назад

    Every emo person is screaming inside

  • DiMZ
    DiMZ Месяц назад

    Can we buy samples for it by any chance

  • Percy Blakeney
    Percy Blakeney Месяц назад

    Wile E. Coyote got his Vanta Black from ACME.

  • The Dark_Speed_Ninja/ShadikkuX
    The Dark_Speed_Ninja/ShadikkuX Месяц назад

    But does Vantablack absorb Ultraviolet light?

  • Yousaf Imtiaz
    Yousaf Imtiaz Месяц назад

    Where can i get this?

  • Putra Ramadhan
    Putra Ramadhan Месяц назад

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

  • patheticmada
    patheticmada Месяц назад

    a full body suit coated in vantablack would be cool

  • blueberry hedgehog
    blueberry hedgehog Месяц назад

    you have not unlocked these objects yet

  • Invalid uzername
    Invalid uzername Месяц назад

    But can i paint my car with it

  • Lucie Riley
    Lucie Riley Месяц назад


  • ian long
    ian long Месяц назад

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

  • Cristero Warrior
    Cristero Warrior Месяц назад

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

  • Dutli Anvilhand
    Dutli Anvilhand Месяц назад

    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. Месяц назад

    That thing hurts my eyes... 😫

  • Kartik Jaggi
    Kartik Jaggi Месяц назад

    still brighter than my future

  • Xx_Pussy Slayer_xX
    Xx_Pussy Slayer_xX Месяц назад

    Wake me up

  • Mike Roberti
    Mike Roberti Месяц назад

    Spinal Tap’s next album cover.

  • Ruben
    Ruben Месяц назад

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

  • Czesnek
    Czesnek Месяц назад

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

  • Aldi Sono
    Aldi Sono Месяц назад

    Im 16 y.o
    And im interested

  • Foxy fox
    Foxy fox Месяц назад

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

  • superymario west
    superymario west Месяц назад

    "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 Месяц назад

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

  • Mark Carter
    Mark Carter Месяц назад

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

  • Mabus
    Mabus Месяц назад

    Goth festivals will be even more goth in the future

  • Anthony Nguyen
    Anthony Nguyen Месяц назад

    Imagine hiding your boners

  • Shadow
    Shadow Месяц назад

    ur 16?!!?!

  • Ryan Cacatian
    Ryan Cacatian Месяц назад

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

  • Pyro Paragon
    Pyro Paragon Месяц назад

    It looks like someone just ms painted black over it lmao

  • J.R. Caldoon
    J.R. Caldoon Месяц назад

    Cool, so now we know the coating that makes Hotblack Desiato's spaceship look so awesome!

  • Nathan Gonzalez
    Nathan Gonzalez Месяц назад

    Real life bad photoshop

  • zach craig
    zach craig Месяц назад

    So say if you could wear this on a summers day, what would happen would you become a soup?

  • Justin Night
    Justin Night Месяц назад

    So in theory. We are close to finding the color of a black hole?????

  • William Wyatt Earnshaw
    William Wyatt Earnshaw Месяц назад

    I want a marble coated in vantablack.

  • Gargie396
    Gargie396 Месяц назад

    "Paid for exclusive rights"=shitty artist.

  • Levente Frindt
    Levente Frindt Месяц назад

    They used this in making Doom 3.

  • peter mcstalin
    peter mcstalin Месяц назад +1

    Finslly ready for hide and seek! 3:24

  • Ausumn / TrueAC
    Ausumn / TrueAC Месяц назад

    So if i cover my self in this and stand in front of a vanta black room I'll be basically invisible!?!

  • Tony England
    Tony England Месяц назад

    i need that into all clothing

  • Abel Killick
    Abel Killick Месяц назад

    Sorry I still believe that Eddie Murphy made the blackest material known to man.

  • Biospark88
    Biospark88 Месяц назад

    Most slimming color ever.

  • Luisiho
    Luisiho Месяц назад

    Anyone came here because of the song "vantablack" by nixtheshield?

  • Joseph Koester
    Joseph Koester Месяц назад

    lets put this on a stealth plane

  • JP_awesomeness
    JP_awesomeness Месяц назад

    I want a ninja suit made out of vanta-black just to be a literal shadow

    TIMMY Месяц назад

    So I can be the ultimate hider at hide and seek?

  • TheGreatNorwie
    TheGreatNorwie Месяц назад

    i would cover myself in it