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Article: Unveiling the VERTU Signature Extreme Black: A Testament to the Universe

Unveiling the VERTU Signature Extreme Black: A Testament to the Universe

Unveiling the VERTU Signature Extreme Black: A Testament to the Universe

An enigmatic black monolith appears at the dawn of human history, teaching primitive man the use of tools. As soon as the monolith is uncovered, it sends a signal to another monolith in orbit around Jupiter, which proves to be a stargate that propels humans on an intergalactic journey to an experience that will take them up the next step on the evolutionary ladder.

 

The mystery of Arthur C. Clarke’s novel 2001: A Space Odyssey has inspired imaginations for generations. The black monolith is the catalyst for humans evolving from primitive ape people to space travelers to pure consciousness beyond the body. As a tribute to the visionary author’s ideas, VERTU has launched Signature Extreme Black. 

 

 

Arthur C. Clarke established himself as a preeminent science fiction and nonfiction writer during the mid-20th century. Clarke authored nearly 100 books, and many of his ideas around science had links to future technological innovations.

 

Designed to resemble the mysterious monolith and pay tribute to Arthur C. Clarke, VERTU Signature Extreme Black represents the blackness of space and the unknown realms of undiscovered knowledge. Made from polished fine steel and calfskin, this is a phone built to last: just like the novel’s interstellar ship, Spacecraft Discovery One.

 

 

"Is space truly black?" says Tod Lauer, an astronomer with the National Optical Astronomy Observatory in Arizona. If we could look at the night sky without stars, galaxies, and everything else known to give off visible light, would the universe itself put out a glow? It's a tough question that astronomers have tried to answer for decades.

 

 

Mankind has come a long way from primitive tools and still has a long way to go. Yet there is no doubt that smartphones are an important step in our journey. The question is — where should we go next?

 

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