[ExI] diamond planet

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 15:38:33 UTC 2011

On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 8:10 AM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
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> [mailto:extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of Mike Dougherty
> Subject: [ExI] diamond planet

The article only suggests there's evidence for crystalline carbon.  Why
couldn't it be graphite?

>>...If the relative rarity of this configuration is evidence of engineering,
> what might be its purpose?
>>...If not, it's still cool.
> The relative rarity of this configuration is not evidence of engineering.
> On the contrary, it seems reasonable to assume that anything that can be
> engineered should be common.

Assuming intelligent life is common.

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