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10/12/2012 12:23 PM EDT
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old account Frank Eory
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old account Frank Eory   10/15/2012 9:42:03 PM
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"Of course, if we could efficienty reach to 55 Cancri e, it would sure kill today's diamond industry!" So would an end to the diamond monopoly. Diamonds are not particularly rare here on Earth, but their price is not set by the usual laws of supply & demand.

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MClayton0   10/15/2012 10:21:02 PM
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Isn't Yale home of the Skulls? Those guys would never ruin the diamond market. I bet on THAT planetary neighborhood, nobody thinks diamonds are valuable. The see our planet as having WATER...much more valuable...which we will understand sooner or later.

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Etmax   10/17/2012 1:09:21 PM
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If our understanding of physics and the makeup of matter is correct, then we can already postulate what elements there can be. There are a few elements that have been created in particle accelerators to prove theories as is seen in the current table of elements, any additional ones will be heavier and possibly more radioactive. One might even be dilithium :-)

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