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Upsalite, the “impossible material” with the highest absorption power in the world was invented by mistake

Surprisingly, there are times when making a mistake in a science experiment may lead to important and unexpected discoveries. This was the case with a Swedish experiment that was conducted in Uppsala University, Sweden, where a team of scientists forgot to shut down a device, leaving it operational for the weekend. The scientists were rushing to go home on a Friday evening and they forgot to shut down all the devices in the lab. When they...