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We created diamonds in mere minutes, without heat — by mimicking the force of an asteroid collision – Micky News

In nature, diamonds form deep in the Earth over billions of years. This process requires environments with exceptionally high pressure and temperatures exceeding…

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Our international team has created two different types of diamond at room temperature and in a matter of minutes. Its the first time diamonds have successfully been produced in a lab without added heat.
Our findings are published in the journal Small.
Theres more than one form of diamond
Carbon atoms can bond together in a number of ways to form different materials including soft black graphite and hard transparent diamond.
There are many well-known forms of carbon with graphite-like bonding, including…

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