Physics Question #3560

nijin k, a 13 year old male from Khd asks on August 16, 2006,

What is the heat wanted to melt the hardest substance in the world?

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The answer

Barry Shell answered on August 16, 2006

The highest melting point substance is diamond and it melts at about 4000 degrees Kelvin. More about this can be found at the Newton Ask-A-Scientist archive of the US Department of Energy.

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