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Eyder Peralta Illustration of the interior of 55 Cancri e an extremely hot planet with a surface of mostly graphite surrounding a thick layer of diamond, below which is a layer of silicon-based minerals and a molten iron core at the center.
The Globe & Mail
A study led by a Yale University astronomer looks at elliptical galaxies, such as the bright one in the top middle of this photograph, and finds they have far more stars than initially thought. That means the universe may have three times more stars...
One of the first exoplanets ever discovered could actually be made of diamond Remember 55 Cancri e?...After all, it may be the first diamond planet ever discovered that orbits a Sun-like star. At least we think it is; if there's one thing 55 Cancri e...
The most famous gems on Earth have new competition in the form of a planet made largely of diamond, astronomers say. The alien planet, a so-called "super-Earth," is called 55 Cancri e and was discovered in 2004 around a nearby star in our Milky Way...