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Lucy In The Sky IS Diamond

26 Feb

Fifty light years – that’s about 300,000,000,000,000 (300 quadrillion) miles – away from Earth is Lucy, a former star whose proverbial bulb has burned out. And Lucy’s core has turned into a diamond. In this case, the diamond is huge – the largest in the galaxy. At 10 billion trillion trillion carats – 1 followed by 34 zeroes! – it’s, well, huge beyond imagination. The largest terrestrial diamond, the Golden Jubilee Diamond, is about 500 carats – a 5, followed by two lonely zeroes.

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WWF – Luft. Die beste Verpackung der Welt.

31 Jan

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Der Job ist schon ein bißchen her…