Some diamonds aren’t forever

A candle flame creates and then burns millions every second.

Candle flames contain millions of tiny diamond particles, Scottish scientists said Thursday.

Researchers successfully removed particles from the center of a candle flame for the first time and found that around 1.5 million diamond nanoparticles are created in the flame every second.

Every time I look, the universe is more amazing than it was before.

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One Response to Some diamonds aren’t forever

  1. kdzu says:

    Freakin’ amazing. UR right the universe is awesome.
    I imagine that any day now they will be able to extract them in quantities sufficient to cause De Beers to try to monopolize them…….making mine, large and small, worthless.

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