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In Search of the Blackest Thing on Earth

Season 10 Episode 17 | 13m 49s

There are some startlingly black animals out there, whether they’re in the deep ocean or in the darkest corners of the rainforest. But humans have created some stunningly black substances too, using science and engineering. So who wins, nature or humans? I I go in search of the blackest black things on Earth to see what’s really the blackest… and why.

Aired: 12/05/22
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Here's why you aren't built like a lobster.
Have you heard about Charles Darwin's lesser-know theory of evolution: sexual selection?
Can new technologies make death prediction even more accurate?
AI may help us talk to whales soon. But should we?!
The cosmic distance ladder is the world’s longest ruler, built to measure the universe.
Learn about the space junk problem and the giant space claw named ClearSpace-1 that might
On April 8, North America is getting a total solar eclipse. Here’s what you need to know.
These tiny pieces of an ancient asteroid could hold the secret to the origin of life.
What do scientists think are the best ways of reaching out to aliens?
How bad is climate change in 2023? Can we do anything about it?