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Submission + - Star Trek "warp drive" crushes diamonds to dust (sciencemag.org)

sciencehabit writes: The world’s largest laser, a machine that appeared as the warp core in "Star Trek into Darkness", has attained a powerful result: It's squeezed diamond, the least compressible substance known, 50 million times harder than Earth's atmosphere presses down on us. The finding should help scientists better understand how material behaves at the great pressures that prevail deep inside giant planets.
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Star Trek "warp drive" crushes diamonds to dust

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