The Economist published an article that points out the diamond business isn't as booming as it once was.This prompted them to ask why millennials aren't buying diamonds. Obviously, some of those "social media obsessed" Millennials took to Twitter to answer that pressing question.
A 1,111 carat diamond has been discovered in Botswana by mining company Lucara. This is the second largest diamond ever discovered, only bested by the diamond used to make the British crown jewels.
It is as almost as big as a tennis ball.
"The significance of the recovery of a gem quality stone larger than 1,000 carats, the largest for more than a century and the continued recovery of high quality stones from the south lobe, cannot be overstated," Lucara CEO William Lamb said in a press release.
Rihanna is reportedly pretty pumped about this discovery.
Astronomers aren't being poetic when they say this star is a diamond.
Scientists have identified what is possibly the coldest white dwarf ever detected. In fact, this dim stellar corpse is so cold that its carbon has crystallized, effectively forming a diamond the size of Earth, astronomers said.