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Diamond rain

Diamond drizzle forecast for Saturn and Jupiter

It may actually be raining diamonds on Saturn and Jupiter, according to two planetary scientists.
Researchers have long wondered whether the high pressures inside the giant planets could turn carbon into diamond2, and even though some researchers dispute their claim, Mona Delitsky of California Specialty Engineering in Flintridge, and Kevin Baines of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, now say it is possible. They are laying out their argument this week at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society's Division for Planetary Sciences in Denver, Colorado.

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