Scientists Have Recreated The Core Of Jupiter On Earth

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Credit: Matt Swisher

Credit: Matt Swisher

Planets and stars form as gravitational forces pull material together. We know that the pressure within these celestial bodies must be very great, but until now, scientists didn’t know what happened to materials at those pressures.

July 16, scientists announced they had successfully compressed a diamond, “the least compressible material” we know of, up to pressures at the core of Saturn and Jupiter…

Read the rest at Business Insider.

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