Could Superman REALLY Crush Coal Into Diamond, from NerdSync.
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If Superman comic books and movies have taught us anything, it’s that the Man of Steel has no problem crushing a boring chunk of coal into a shiny diamond. But is this theoretically possible in the real world? Let’s explain the science of this power to see if DC Comics’ first superhero can make Lois Lane all the diamonds she wants, or if it’s just another case of wacky comic book science.
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