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December 27, 2007


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Cracked by: jayanth , udupendra , nishas thambi , Dibyo , prasanth , VikraM , shashank , and Tathagata Chatterjee

Answer:A star (ID’d as BPM 37093) in the Centaurus constellation (1) was found to consist of 90% crystallized carbon in a BCC lattice structure, similar to that of diamonds. Astronomers promptly named it Lucy, after the famous Beatles song “Lucy in the sky with diamonds” (2)

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  1. pic ->Centaurus constellation

    audio clip-> lucy in the sky with diamonds by the beatles

    connect->BPM 37093 a variable white dwarf star from the Centaurus constellation is named lucy after the beatles song Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.

  2. udupendra

    Image is of the constellation Centaurus. BPM 37903 is a Carbon star in it. And astronomers had nicknamed it Lucy, after Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds by The Beatles. (the audio)

  3. nishas thambi

    a star named lucy in the centaurus constellation

  4. Dibyo

    1. The centaurus constellation

    2. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, by the Beatles.

    The constellaton contains the star BPM 37093 which has been nicknamed Lucy after The Beatles’s hit Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.

  5. prasanth

    Astronomers have decided to call a 10 billion trillion trillion karats diamond located inside a white dwarf in the centaurus(1) constellation “lucy”. after the famous song “lucy in the sky with diamonds”(2) by the beatles.

  6. VikraM

    the carbon star in the constellation centaurus is called lucy after the beatles song ‘lucy in the sky with diamonds’…..
    and wiki says the star is called BPM 37093 :)

  7. shashank

    Connect is BPM 37093

    1. Alpha Centauri
    2. “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” – The Beatles

    The star BPM 37093 has been named Lucy, after the song by beatles.

  8. Tathagata Chatterjee

    The connect is BPM 37093, a white dwarf star in the constellation Centaurus, nicknamed “Lucy”.

    a) The constellation Centaurus
    b) The song “Lucy in the sky with diamonds” by The Beatles.

    Tathagata Chatterjee

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