Samples (1 of 2) (image) KU Leuven Share Print E-Mail Caption The samples were placed in small golden capsules -- with a melting point of 1,064°C -- and subjected to temperatures of 1,000-1,040°C and 1,000 times the atmospheric pressure of Earth. Credit © Lennart A. Fischer Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate credit and caption. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.