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Current Event July 24, 2014

Scientists Study Other Uses for Diamonds Because They Can Withstand High Pressure

Diamonds are the hardest materials on Earth—and in space. Neptune’s core is made out of diamonds and still survives the core’s intense pressure. Scientists now study diamond’s resistance to high pressure to see what else it’s useful for. Listen to this radio story to learn more about diamonds.

Earth and Space Science Geology

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AIR DATE: 07/17/2014

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