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October 4, 2019

The Economist spotlights “The Redemption of Vanity,” an artwork conceived by MIT artist in residence Diemut Strebe in collaboration with Prof. Brian Wardle, in which a diamond disappears behind the blackest material ever created. The Economist notes that the piece was a “stark demonstration of allotropy—the fact that a single element can come in many guises, depending on the arrangement of its atoms.”

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