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What is the blackest black? (video)

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2015 -- Go to any paint store or nail-polish shelf and you'll see a dozen or so variations of the color black. Even inside a crayon box, there are a lot of shades. But what is the blackest black out there? This week, in honor of the 2015 National Chemistry Week theme of "Chemistry Colors Our World," Reactions looks for the blackest black material. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/dRvr_deTGrU.

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