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Oxygen to the core

(Phys.org)—An international collaboration including researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has discovered that the Earth's core formed under more oxidizing condition's than previously proposed.

Jan 10, 2013 3.5 / 5 (4) 1 | with audio podcast

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What keeps the Earth cooking?

What spreads the sea floors and moves the continents? What melts iron in the outer core and enables the Earth's magnetic field? Heat. Geologists have used temperature measurements from more than 20,000 boreholes ...

Jul 17, 2011 4.6 / 5 (24) 50 | with audio podcast

Earth's final growth spurt

What led to water on the interior of the Moon or the formation of the Borealis basin that covers 40 percent of the surface of Mars? And what caused at least some of Earth’s tilt — without which there ...

Dec 17, 2010 4.7 / 5 (9) 0

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