Menu

Carbon-rich exoplanets may be made of diamonds

September 17, 2020 - General

As missions like NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, TESS and Kepler continue to provide insights into the properties of exoplanets (planets around other stars), scientists are increasingly able to piece together what these planets look like, what they are made of, and if they could be habitable or even inhabited.

Illustration of a carbon-rich planet with diamond and silica as main minerals. Water can convert
a carbide planet into a…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]


Source: archeo

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *