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Superhard material

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A superhard material is a material with a hardness value exceeding 40 gigapascals (GPa) ... Diamond is the hardest known material to date, with a Vickers hardness in the range of 70–150 GPa. ....

Diamond no longer nature's hardest material | New Scientist

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Feb 16, 2009 ... The gemstone lost its title of the “world's hardest material” to ... “Lonsdaleite is sometimes formed when meteorites containing graphite hit Earth”.

Have scientists really found something tougher than nature's ...

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Jan 19, 2016 ... Ask most people what the hardest material on Earth is and they will probably answer "diamond". Its name comes from the Greek word ἀδάμας ...

These tiny teeth hold the strongest material on Earth - USA Today

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Feb 18, 2015 ... There's a new strongest material on the planet, and it's found in the lowly mouth of a tiny snail-like sea creature called a limpet. The limpet's ...

The Top 5 Hardest Substances on Earth

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Sources: Top 5 of Anything.com research 2012. List Notes: Data is naturally occurring minerals according to absolute hardness. Absolute hardness is measured ...

What is the world's strongest material? - Quora

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To summarize Ankit and Mads's answers: it depends on what "strength" you are looking for. ... The lonsdaleite is 58 per cent harder than diamond. Rare mineral lonsdaleite is sometimes formed when meteorites containing graphite hit Earth.

The Hardest Substance on Earth Just Got Harder | American ...

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Jan 28, 2016 ... The Hardest Substance on Earth Just Got Harder. Written by: James Wilkey. As you gaze into the luster of a diamond, it's easy to forget that, ...

Q & A: The Hardest Substance | Department of Physics | University ...

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The second hardest substance is a compound make from aluminum, magnesium, and ... Diamond is the hardest naturally occurring substance found on Earth.

Which is the hardest substance on earth? - Quora

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Dec 22, 2015 ... Generally Diamond is the hardest substance on earth. But now Boron carbide or B4C is proven the hardest among all. Boron and carbon react ...

Scientists have discovered nature's newest strongest material - The ...

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Feb 18, 2015 ... Scientists have discovered nature's newest strongest material ... limpets are the strongest biological material on Earth, overtaking the previous ...

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This is the strongest material on Earth - CNN Video - CNN.com

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Oct 30, 2015 ... The only two-dimensional material on Earth just happens to be harder than diamond and stronger than steel.

New Substance Is Harder Than Diamond, Scientists Say - The New ...

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Dec 3, 2015 ... Until recently, diamond was the hardest known naturally occurring material. But a new physical process applied to carbon has uncovered a ...

What is the hardest material on earth? | Reference.com

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As for 2014, the hardest material on earth is a diamond, a form of pure carbon. It ranks 10 on the Mohs hardness scale and has a rating of between 70 and 150 ...