Huge diamonds could be raining down on Saturn and Jupiter, US scientists have calculated.
New data for the two huge gas planets indicate that carbon is abundant in its dazzling crystal form.
The scientist believe that lightning storms turn methane into soot (carbon) which turn into diamonds as it falls and harden.
But dont think there are diamonds just on the surface of the planet as these diamond “hail stones” eventually melt into a liquid sea on the surface.
The biggest diamonds would likely be about a centimetre in diameter and about 1,000 tonnes of diamonds a year are being created on Saturn.
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