Planet Made Of Diamond Discovered

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•42 Oct 15, 2012

Using data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have learned that 55 Cancri e, a planet eight times as massive as Earth and just 40 light years away, is composed largely of pure diamond. What do you think?

  • “We’re so lame. All we have here is a bunch of dumb water and resources.”

    Perry Summer –
    Arboretum Director

  • “It must be pretty satisfying for astronomers to say whatever crazy shit they can think of knowing that no one will ever be able to check up on it.”

    June Shah –
    Escrow Clerk

  • “Oh, no. This is going to make my fiancée’s ring look even smaller.”

    Paul Lehel –
    Fuel Oil Delivery Driver

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