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Self Assembly of Diamond Nanothreads

Most parts of our universe self assemble in some form, but it often takes place in a random or even chaotic manner. When scientists talk about self assembly, they usually are discussing techniques designed to guide the assembly process into producing a specific result. Crystals are collections of atoms that have self assembled into predetermined […]

Star Becomes Diamond Planet

A planet made of diamond – [manchester.ac.uk] A once-massive star that’s been transformed into a small planet made of diamond: that is what University of Manchester astronomers think they’ve found in the Milky Way. The discovery has been made by an international research team, led by Professor Matthew Bailes of Swinburne University of Technology in […]