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Scientists Make Diamonds from Peanut Butter

Generally speaking diamonds would be produced nearly 800 kilometers below the surface of Earth, where the temperature is over 2200 degrees Celsius and pressure 1.3 million times bigger than the atmosphere combine and crystallize carbon into the clear white stone with which we are quite familiar However, it could take […]

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Watch Diamonds Rain on Jupiter and Saturn

Watch Diamonds Rain on Jupiter and Saturn

On Jupiter and Saturn, half-inch diamonds fall from the atmosphere—just like rain on the earth. No, this writer is not enjoying a particularly opulent LSD trip—it is actually a new research by a NASA scientists, suggesting that up to 1,000 tons of diamonds are created in Saturn’s atmosphere each year, […]

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