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27 07, 2017

Podcast #018 Stuart Semple – Why I created the “pinkest” pink in the world

By |2017-07-27T21:19:56+11:00July 27th, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Stuart Semple, a visual artist based in Dorset, England and also one of the people in the centre of a recent controversy within the artistic world. What follows is an interesting story about how one of the world's most famous artists Anish Kapoor was [...]

1 07, 2016

This is the new blackest material in the world, absorbing over 99.965% of light

By |2017-07-27T17:38:01+11:00July 1st, 2016|Curiosity|0 Comments

You know that little black dress you've had your eye on, because black hides imperfections? Well, it's about to get significantly blacker. Surrey Nanosystems has just released details on their newest product, called Vantablack. It is a carbon nanotube-based system (where each tube is just one atom thick), and the special way that these nanotubes [...]