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.
We used to do this all the time with my Dad when we were little. We'd put on aero guard, lay on the banana lounges or grass, and look for constellations, planets and satellites. And yes, we did live life a lot differently back then. It's time to make some important changes in my life now.