Super-deep diamonds shine new light on Earth’s ancient past

A first-of-its-kind analysis of ‘super-deep’ diamonds from hundreds of kilometres below the Earth’s surface has provided new clues about the material composition of our planet. The study also found new evidence to support the idea of a ‘primordial’ reservoir of molten rock that has been around since, or very soon after, the Earth’s formation. Read more.

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