Sep 1, 2022

Diamonds created in minutes at room temperature

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A new study finds diamonds can actually form at room temperature, under the right pressure.

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Diamonds are highly coveted the world over, forming naturally in the Earth’s mantle under extreme temperature and pressure over billions of years. Now, a team of scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University have reported a means of making the gemstones at room temperature within a matter of minutes.

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