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diamond

hanna-konolaaccording to american astronomers at the harvard-smithsonian center for astrophysics, a white dwarf star in the constellation of centaurus has been found to have a 3000-kilometer-wide core of crystallized carbon, or diamond.

it weighs 2.27 thousand trillion trillion tons – that’s 10 billion trillion trillion carats, or a 1 followed by 34 zeroes. the biggest earthly jewel is one of the british crown jewels, the 530-carat star of africa.

illustration by hanna konola
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  • Reply
    chlo
    19/03/2009 at 5:06 pm

    well! and the perfect picture to go along with the news!

  • Reply
    annahita
    16/03/2009 at 7:09 am

    MEN HERREGUD!

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