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September 20th, 2017

Scientists recreate ‘diamond rain’ of Uranus and Neptune in | Cosmos

A medieval alchemist's dream. "Forget gold... In the future, we'll be able to make it rain diamonds!" And De Beers' nightmare.


A cutaway shows the interior of Neptune (left). Hydrocarbon chains respond to high pressure and temperature to form "diamond rain" in the interiors of icy giant planets.

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