To us, they may be beautiful lumps of carbon—but to scientists, they’re 2.7-billion-year-old time capsules.
These gems are rare bits of Earth’s recycling.
But we’ll never get them out of the ground.
Lucy in the sky with nanodiamonds.
The early solar system was a wild, world-destroying place.
They’re windows into the heart of the Earth.
More magma, more bling.
Scientists recreated ice planets' diamond rain.
It’s a song of iron and ‘ice’.
Spoiler alert: it worked
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