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Diamonds That Formed Deep in the Earth Could Help Explain Earthquake Mystery

Diamonds That Formed Deep in the Earth Could Help Explain Earthquake Mystery

What Can Deep Diamonds Tell Us About Deep Earthquakes? Diamonds that formed deep in the Earth could help seismologists answer…

April 23, 2022

New Ultrahard Diamond Glass Synthesized Using Carbon Buckyballs

It is the hardest known glass with the highest thermal conductivity among all glass materials. Carnegie’s Yingwei Fei and Lin…

November 25, 2021

A New Mineral – From Deep Inside the Earth – Discovered in a Diamond

For the first time, a high-pressure calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) has been identified as a naturally occurring mineral from Earth’s…

November 19, 2021

First-Ever Interior Earth Mineral Discovered in Nature – It Shouldn’t Be Here

New mineral from Earth’s lower mantle surfaced as diamond inclusion; study led by UNLV geochemist Oliver Tschauner. UNLV geochemists have…

November 16, 2021

New Glass and Synthetic Diamond Foundation for Nanostructures

Diamonds Are Forever: New Foundation for Nanostructures Devices smaller than the width of a human hair are key to technologies…

October 2, 2019

Diamonds Are Like the Earth’s Champagne Corks

It has been demonstrated experimentally that a diamond's trip from deep below the Earth's surface must be very quick, since…

January 23, 2012