Making diamonds from biochar. Could be my next project.

Diamonds from biochar is the headline. Yes you have read it right. If diamonds are a girls best friend and Diamonds are made from a candle. I think my next project should be making diamonds from the biochar process.

Just imagine I could make so much money that I could pay everyone to repair our planet. So easy how come I thought of it.

As you are all aware I am a carbon guy that is to say I am involved with many kinds forms of carbon. For one I am made of carbon yes a  carbon based life form. For two I dream of carbon. For three I work with carbon, biochar is the form of carbon I like the best as it represents the only time mans interference in nature has created a win – win.

Spiritually I work with esoteric carbon see my article carbon 666. Carbon 60, Carbon 70 the mere fact that I live about 20 kilometers away from the only man who can see that these esoteric carbons are controllable by mankinds thoughts. I am so lucky to be in this position at this time.

So do you think making diamonds from my biochar equipment is a worthwile pursuit?.  I think it has possibillities but not for the old paradigm.

Old paradigm- Make diamonds / sell diamonds / Diamonds become worthless/ many unhappy diamond wearers/ pain and suffering. Boy thats a bit grim.

New Paradigm- Make diamonds / use diamonds to fund research / discover how to mold diamonds with our thoughts/ give the research to everyone / live in abundance.

Imagine molding a diamond star gate to take a quick holiday into another dimention. Better still molding a TARDIS out of diamonds. It is all possible. If we can dream it we can create it.

Here is the article that has triggered this post. I have copied it in it entirity for sake of Integrity. All kudos to Professor Wuzong Zhou and the team that makes his work possible.

Candle flames contain millions of tiny diamonds

Thursday 18 August 2011

candleprfeature Making diamonds from biochar. Could be my next project.

Professor Wuzong Zhou

The flickering flame of a candle has generated comparisons with the twinkling sparkle of diamonds for centuries, but new research has discovered the likeness owes more to science than the dreams of poets.

Professor Wuzong Zhou, Professor of Chemistry at the University of St Andrews has discovered tiny diamond particles exist in candle flames.

His research has made a scientific leap towards solving a mystery which has befuddled people for thousands of years.

Since the first candle was invented in ancient China more than 2,000 years ago, many have longed to know what hidden secrets its flames contained.

Professor Zhou’s investigation revealed around 1.5 million diamond nanoparticles are created every second in a candle flame as it burns.

The leading academic revealed he uncovered the secret ingredient after a challenge from a fellow scientist in combustion.

Professor Zhou said: “A colleague at another university said to me: “Of course no-one knows what a candle flame is actually made of.”

“I told him I believed science could explain everything eventually, so I decided to find out.”

Using a new sampling technique, assisted by his student Mr Zixue Su, he invented himself, he was able to remove particles from the centre of the flame – something never successfully achieved before – and found to his surprise that a candle flame contains all four known forms of carbon.

Professor Zhou said: “This was a surprise because each form is usually created under different conditions.”

At the bottom of the flame, it was already known that hydro-carbon molecules existed which were converted into carbon dioxide by the top of the flame.

But the process in between remained a mystery.

Now both diamond nanoparticles and fullerenic particles have been discovered in the centre of the flame, along with graphitic and amorphous carbon.

The discovery could lead to future research into how diamonds, a key substance in industry, could be created more cheaply, and in a more environmentally friendly way.

Professor Zhou added: “Unfortunately the diamond particles are burned away in the process, and converted into carbon dioxide, but this will change the way we view a candle flame forever.”

The famous scientist Michael Faraday in his celebrated 19th century lectures on “The Chemical History of a Candle” said in an 1860 address to the light: “You have the glittering beauty of gold and silver, and the still higher lustre of jewels, like the ruby and diamond; but none of these rival the brilliancy and beauty of flame. What diamond can shine like flame?”

Rosey Barnet, Artistic Director of one of Scotland’s biggest candle manufacturers, Shearer Candles, described the finding as “exciting”.

She said: “We were thrilled to hear about the discovery that diamond particles exist in a candle flame.

“Although currently there is no way of extracting these particles, it is still an exciting find and one that could change the way people view candles. The research at St Andrews University will be of interest to the entire candle making industry. We always knew candles added sparkle to a room but now scientific research has provided us with more insight into why.”

Candles to diamonds Professor Wuzong Zhou

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Charmaster Dolph Cooke

 

 

 

 

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Male 45, Australian crazy about biochar. I love the feeling I get when I do something I thought I could not do. Intrests are :- Biochar, Bush Mechanics, Quantum Agriculture, Gardening, Composting, Alternative health through nature, helping others, Dreaming BIG then actioning those dreams.
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