Diamonds from air

A company called Aether can make diamonds out of polluted air.

The process involves pulling carbon dioxide pollution from the sky using collectors and accumulating them in special filters.  These are then incorporated with hydrocarbon raw material inside reactors.  As carbon atoms align into crystalline form, the diamonds start to grow.  When the diamonds come out of the reactor, they’re ready to be cut and polished like mined diamonds.

Like other lab-grown diamonds, this technology prevents the negative environmental and social impacts of diamond mining.  However, unlike other companies that obtain carbon from fossil fuels to create diamonds, this innovation uses carbon from a non-underground source.  This makes the process more sustainable and eco-friendly.  Finally, this technology helps clean the air and reverse pollution.  

Will other companies follow this trend in creating lab-grown diamonds?  Let us know what you think by commenting below.      

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