Friday, September 2, 2011

Image of the Day

A photo of the recently discovered DIAMOND PLANET.
Via Reuters:
Astronomers have spotted an exotic planet that seems to be made of diamond racing around a tiny star in our galactic backyard.

The new planet is far denser than any other known so far and consists largely of carbon. Because it is so dense, scientists calculate the carbon must be crystalline, so a large part of this strange world will effectively be diamond.

More here.

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