On This Exoplanet, It Rains Precious Gems » Explorersweb

A study published this week indicates that an exoplanet (a planet outside our solar system) some 855 light-years away has a metallic atmosphere and liquid, gem-like rain. Researchers believe that vast temperature differences cause this phenomenal weather. One side of the exoplanet is cold enough for iron and corundum — a mineral common to rubies and sapphires — to form clouds. As…

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