Video: The only thing cooler than a being an astronaut who gets to explore nearby worlds would be to one day land on a planet completely made of delicious chocolate. It hasn't happened yet, but students at Johns Hopkins University put melted and solid chocolate under a powerful electron microscope, and it's remarkable how much it looks like the surface of an alien planet at 500 times magnification.
Chocolate Looks Like A Delicious Alien World Under A Powerful Microscope
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