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Uranus is probably full of giant diamonds

Scientists recreated ice planets' diamond rain.
uranus

There's a lot going on in there.

NASA

When subjected to the pressures (and temperatures) of life on other planets, even familiar substances can get pretty alien. Case in point: the diamond rains of the ice giants. Scientists have long thought that massive planets like Neptune and —which contain relatively. Now researchers have the process in a lab, showing how such conditions might occur.

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