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Physicists put diamonds at the center of this massive laser, to see what would happen.
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July 17, 2014 It's not a plot from a Bond film: Zapping diamonds could tell researchers more about the insides of giant planets.
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May 8, 2013 The brazen robbery at Brussels' main airport on Feb. 18 was one of the biggest diamond heists ever. Authorities say some of the stones turned up in Switzerland. Suspects have been taken into custody there and in both France and Belgium.
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February 19, 2013 In just a few minutes, masked gunman stole the stones from a plane on the tarmac in Brussels. How will they cash in? In past heists, less-than-scrupulous dealers tried to sell the gems at deep discounts — and got caught.
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