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How New Miss Universe 2014 Crown Looks Like? Weight, Value, Colors, Other Details

As the 88 contestants from around the world display their talent and beauty, one will emerge as the successful Miss Universe at the pageant to win the crown sponsored by Diamonds International Corporation (DIC), designed to blend the Czech roots of the company with the beautiful skyline of New York City, home of the Miss Universe Organization.   Getting ready ...

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Impacts of Asteroids on Earth Made Bizarre Diamonds, Say Scientists

A team of scientists largely from Arizona State University (ASU) show that what has been called lonsdaleite is in fact a structurally disordered form of ordinary diamond. Scientists have long argued about the existence of a form of diamond called lonsdaleite associated with impacts by meteorites and asteroids. “So-called lonsdaleite is actually the long-familiar cubic form of diamond but it ...

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Unknown Ways of How Diamonds Form Come to Light

New findings have revealed long unknown details about how carbon deep beneath the Earth’s surface is helping diamond formation in the Earth’s mantle. The new theoretical model called the "Deep Earth Water" model allowed researchers to determine the chemical makeup of fluids in the Earth’s mantle, expelled from descending tectonic plates. "These mantle fluids with dissolved organic carbon species could ...

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Carbon Sheds New Light on Origin of Life

New findings may lead to key to the origin of life as it revealed long unknown details about carbon, deep beneath the Earth’s surface by suggesting ways that the carbon might have influenced the history of life on the planet. “It is a very exciting possibility that deep fluids beneath the Earth’s surface might transport building blocks for life into ...

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Unidentified Devotee offers 162 diamonds worth Rs 1 crore to Balaji, Tirupathi

Tirumala Tirupathi Devastanams (TTD) said a devotee had offered 162 diamonds on Wednesday worth Rs. 10 million. The temple of Balaji at Tirumala in Tirupathi is known for rich offerings made by devotees and many times devotees offer all the gold on their body as part of thanksgiving to the deity, Lord Venkateswara. TTD Executive officer L.V. Subramanyam said the ...

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