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Jupiter and Saturn could be stuffed with diamonds

 

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It seems that astronomers been making lots of noise about going to Jupiter (or at least Europa) in recent months. Probes, satellites, and even one very doomed manned mission are being aimed at the gas giant. We're not saying they're all part of some sort of gold rush of the future or anything, but shoot

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Diamonds are also made inside the Earth's mantle, usually being found around old volcanic vents. They're also made during large meteorite strikes and, it's thought, during supernova explosions.

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brb, going to Jupiter...

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brb, going to Jupiter...

 

Give me some diamonds when you get back..

 

:p

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If you can afford to travel to Jupiter, you don't really need the diamonds for profit :P

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If you can afford to travel to Jupiter, you don't really need the diamonds for profit :p

 

You could get a loan ... then when you get back from Jupiter, you pay them back and you have some left..   

 

:)

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I'll take a bucketfull.

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brb, going to Jupiter...

 

 

 

Good luck getting back out from Jupiter's gravity pull. 

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Good luck getting back out from Jupiter's gravity pull. 

 2 words: Chuck Norris

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 2 words: Chuck Norris

 

yeah right

 

:rolleyes:

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So diamonds really aren't so rare after all. They should be worth a few cents each.

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Gem quality diamonds can now be manufactured. The natural ones have more value, and the merchants (esp. De Beers) keeps the supply short to prop up prices. Millions of carats are withheld from the market.

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A recent study, co-authored by University of Wisconsin

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