Nanodiamonds explain mysterious source of Milky Way microwaves (page 2)

Some of the tiniest diamonds in the universe -- bits of crystalline carbon hundreds of thousands of times smaller than a grain of sand -- have been detected swirling around three infant star systems in the Milky Way. These microscopic gemstones are neither rare nor precious; they are, however, exciting for astronomers who identified them as the source of a mysterious cosmic microwave 'glow' emanating from several protoplanetary disks in our galaxy.

Nanodiamonds explain mysterious source of Milky Way microwaves

Researchers believe tiny cosmic diamonds account for the shimmer of cosmic microwave light found emanating from young star systems.

Mon 11 Jun 18 from UPI

Nanodiamonds explain mysterious source of Milky Way microwaves, Tue 12 Jun 18 from SpaceDaily

Discovery in the sky with nanodiamonds

A faint and mysterious stream of microwaves emanating from star systems far out in the Milky Way could be caused by tiny diamonds, new research has suggested.

Mon 11 Jun 18 from Astrobiology Magazine

Discovery in the sky with nanodiamonds, Thu 14 Jun 18 from SpaceDaily

Diamond dust shimmering around distant stars

Green Bank WV (SPX) Jun 13, 2018 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 ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from SpaceDaily

Diamond dust shimmering around distant stars, Mon 11 Jun 18 from ScienceDaily

Diamond Dust Shimmering Around Distant Stars, Mon 11 Jun 18 from Newswise

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