Diamonds

Plastic is hit with a green laser.

Scientists blasted plastic with lasers and turned it into tiny diamonds and a new type of water

Using super-powerful lasers, scientists blasted cheap plastic and turned it into tiny “nanodiamants” – and in the process, confirmed the existence of an exotic new type of water. . The findings could potentially reveal the existence of diamond rains on ice giants in our solar system and explain why these icy worlds have such strange …

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Scientists Say These Mysterious Diamonds Came From Outer Space

Scientists Say These Mysterious Diamonds Came From Outer Space

Professor Andy Tomkins (left) of Monash University with RMIT University PhD student Alan Salek and a ureilite meteor sample. Credit: RMIT University Strange diamonds from an ancient dwarf planet in our solar system may have formed shortly after the dwarf planet collided with a large asteroid around 4.5 billion years ago. A team of scientists …

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Mysterious Diamonds Came From Outer Space, Scientists Say

Mysterious Diamonds Came From Outer Space, Scientists Say

Professor Andy Tomkins (left) of Monash University with RMIT University PhD student Alan Salek and a ureilite meteor sample. Credit: RMIT University Strange diamonds from an ancient dwarf planet in our solar system may have formed shortly after the dwarf planet collided with a large asteroid around 4.5 billion years ago, scientists say. The research …

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