In the Ground found a quadrillion tons of diamonds

В Земле нашли квадриллион тонн алмазов

Using sound waves you can learn a lot about the structure of the planet.

Scientists have found in the center of the Earth a huge amount of diamonds. Experts from the Massachusetts Institute of technology made a discovery, writes FederalPress.

Science has long known that using sound waves you can learn a lot about the structure of the planet: the sound passes through the stone, unlike, for example, from the light.Studying the anomaly occurring during the passage of seismic waves through the roots of the craton (the ancient structure, which is a very dense rock formations), the scientists noticed that the waves are moving with too high speed.

The researchers decided that the wave propagation inside the craton roots accelerates some of the material inside them. Recorded speed could be achieved only if the roots of the craton consist not only of stone, but in the one to two percent of diamonds.

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