Shine on, crazy nano-diamonds

Here on Earth, 80 years of advertising has told us that diamonds are special, but our shiny stones have nothing on the weird and wonderful forms seen out in space. Diamonds in meteorites tell the tale of long-lost worlds, it might actually rain diamonds on planets like Uranus and Neptune, and there's even the chance of huge, planet-sized diamonds floating around out there. Now, astronomers have found that mysterious microwave signals around stars could be caused by swirling clouds of diamond dust... Continue Reading Diamond dust found to be cause of strange space signals Category: Space Tags: Astronomy Diamonds microwave Nanoparticles Stars Telescope Related Articles: Hand-held microwave takes home convenience into the wild Microwave-powered pacemaker ditches the wires Juno reveals the roots of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Shine on, crazy nano-diamonds

A cosmic radiation signature turns out to have been written in diamonds. Phil Dooley reports.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Cosmos Magazine

Diamond dust found to be cause of strange space signals

Here on Earth, 80 years of advertising has told us that diamonds are special, but our shiny stones have nothing on the weird and wonderful forms seen out in space. Diamonds in meteorites ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Gizmag

Clouds of spinning diamonds around stars solve an old mystery

Tiny diamonds in clouds circling bright young stars may be the source of unexplained microwave radiation from space that has baffled astronomers since 1996

Mon 11 Jun 18 from Newscientist

Nanodiamonds responsible for mysterious source of microwaves across the Milky Way

For decades, astronomers have puzzled over the exact source of a peculiar type of faint microwave light emanating from a number of regions across the Milky Way. Known as anomalous microwave ...

Mon 11 Jun 18 from Phys.org

Puzzling cosmic glow is caused by diamond dust glamming up stars

Diamond dust is responsible for a mysterious glow emanating from certain regions of the Milky Way galaxy , a new study reports.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from FOXNews

Puzzling Cosmic Glow Is Caused by Diamond Dust Glamming Up Stars, Mon 11 Jun 18 from SPACE.com

Tiny diamonds that surround stars may be responsible for the mysterious 'glow' in the Milky Way

An international team of researchers from Cardiff University looked at this microwave light found inside dust and gas that surrounds newly formed stars (artist's impression).

Mon 11 Jun 18 from Daily Mail

Diamonds in the sky give new stars their twinkle twinkle - CNET

Turns out an unexplained glow in the faraway heavens comes from massive swarms of diamonds in space.

Mon 11 Jun 18 from CNET

Astronomers detect diamond dust shimmering around distant stars

From Greenbank Observatory Nanoscale gemstones source of mysterious cosmic microwave light For decades, astronomers have puzzled over the exact source of a peculiar type of faint microwave light ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Watts Up With That?

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