Diamond oceans discovered on Uranus and Neptune

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The first ever detailed research into the melting point of diamond found it behaves like water during melting and freezing – with its solid form floating on the liquid.

A large diamond ocean on one or both of the planets could provide an explanation for an oddity they both share.

The two giant gas planets, unlike Earth, do not have magnetic poles which match up with their geographical poles.

Full story: ‘Oceans of diamonds’ on Uranus and Neptune – Telegraph