In 2004, astronomers discovered a star composed entirely of diamond, measuring 4,000 km across and 10 billion trillion trillion carats. 50 light years from Earth, the diamond star is classified as a crystallized white dwarf, the hot core that remains after a star burns out. Only recently have scientists been able to study the contents of the white dwarf, and they’ve confirmed that the crystallized carbon interior of the star is, in fact, the galaxy’s largest diamond.

In astronomers discovered a star composed entirely of diamond, measuring km across and 10 billion trillion trillion carats. 50 light years from Earth, the diamond star is classified as a crystallized white dwarf, the hot core that remains after

Our Beautiful World: Photo

Super-cell Lightning, Snyder, Nebraska Under a super-cell thunderstorm, a "wall cloud" or "pedestal cloud" may form. This is frequently associated with tornadoes and micro-bursts. Here, a "cloud-to-ground" lightning bolt strikes from a wall cloud.

Great Horned Owls [Bubo virginianus [photographer unknown]

Two beautiful Great Horned Owls perching on a conifer branch looking into the camera. These beautiful birds are magical creatures.

Great Horned Owls [Bubo virginianus [photographer unknown]

Two beautiful Great Horned Owls perching on a conifer branch looking into the camera. These beautiful birds are magical creatures.

Volcano in Chile

"Amazing photo of Mount Ararat, Turkey". except, Mount Ararat has been dormant for at least years Millenium, B. This is a photo manipulation by Sako Tchilingirian. The ash cloud is from a Chilean volcano.

Uluru Waterfalls - Australia

Cataratas de Uluru (Australia) Uluru Waterfalls in Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia


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