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Jacqueline Howard

Earth's Interior Is Way More Complicated Than You Thought

HuffingtonPost.com | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.25.2014 | Science

Earth's interior is way more complicated than you probably thought -- turns out it has molten metal and hidden oceans, and parts of it are hotter than...

Weird Rocks Suggest We Were Wrong About Earth's Interior

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 05.23.2014 | Science

Models of how the Earth's mantle works may need to change, thanks to two new studies that recreate the extreme conditions just above the planet's core...

Mystery Of 'Missing' Gas Solved?

LiveScience | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 04.21.2014 | Science

Mysteriously, most of the gas xenon that scientists expected to find in Earth's atmosphere is missing. Now, researchers say they might have the answer...

EXPLAINED: Puzzling Shift Of Earth's Magnetic Field

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 10.10.2013 | Science

Earth's magnetic field shields the planet from charged particles streaming from the sun, keeping it from becoming a barren, Mars-like rock. For more t...

Scientists Finally Determine Direction Of Earth's Rotating Core

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 09.17.2013 | Science

Researchers may have just solved a 300-year-old riddle. As part of a study to determine the direction in which Earth's core spins, scientists in t...

Earth's Core Not What Scientists Thought, Studies Show

Posted 05.13.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 05/13/2013 02:48 PM EDT on LiveScience Earth's solid-metal inner core is a key compon...