Carbon-rich alien planets can be made of diamonds


This view shows a carbon-rich planet with high concentrations of diamonds and silica. (Image credit: Shim / ASU / Vectizy)

There may be some distant alien planets Made of diamond, Scientists say.

With the right conditions such as the presence of water heat and pressure, exoplanets with high concentrations of carbon can turn into diamonds, scientists found in a new study. The researchers said that these can form exoplanet silica, which is an oxide of silicon, found in nature as quartz

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