Posted at 10:10 AM, on Oct 16, '17
Most of us know that plainum, gold and gemstones are mined and come from the ground. Its also a fact that most are formed long ago in the earth's crust. But an amazing collision of two neutron stars highlights the true origins of precious metals.
Read this fascinating story in "New York Times" on this recent discovery then look down at the ring on your finger, or the pendant on your neck and marvel.
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