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Astronomers Discover Planet Made of Diamonds

  • Aired: 1/12/2012
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Scientists have discovered that a giant planet about 40 light years away is made up completely of diamonds. The Diamond Planet is officially known as 55 Cancri e and is about twice the size of Earth. Astronomers say that the diamond makeup could lead to some interesting seismic activity. Patrick Jones has the story.

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