General Discussion White Dwarf 'Diamond' as Big as the Earth Found

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White Dwarf 'Diamond' as Big as the Earth Found

Can you imagine how colossally you'd have to screw up in a relationship to need to buy your way out of it with an earth-sized diamond? Maybe Tiger Woods could do it.

The 'diamond' is actually what might be the coldest, faintest white dwarf star ever discovered. It's so cool that its carbon has crystalized, making it in effect a big diamond.

David Kaplan, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and colleagues found the white dwarf using the National Radio...

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