Scientists Unearthed A Never-Before-Seen Mineral Inside Of A Diamond

Professor Graham Pearson Knew Where To Go

Graham Pearson talks about studying ice cores in a University of Alberta video.
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UAlbertaScience/YouTube

It began with a journey to South Africa. Graham Pearson, a professor of the University of Alberta’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and the Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate, lead the expedition.

The team explored Cullinan Premier Mine in the Gauteng Province. There is a reason they chose that mine, specifically.