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Mystery Solved Why Turning Graphite Into Diamond Is An Arduous Affair-3

Mystery solved: Why turning graphite into diamond is an arduous affair

Researchers from Fudan University and the University of Shanghai have finally uncovered the science behind a phenomenon that has left many baffled: when subjected to somewhat high pressures, graphite transforms into hexagonal diamond and not the more precious cubic diamond, despite what theory predicts. The mystery, according to the team, lies in the speed of…

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