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Scientists Find Big Surprise In Earth's Core

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.10.2015 | Science

An international team of researchers has discovered one of Earth's deepest, darkest secrets: our planet's inner core -- once thought to be a ball of s...

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...

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...

Earth's Core WAY Hotter Than Scientists Thought

Posted 04.26.2013 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 04/25/2013 02:07 PM EDT on LiveScience Earth's internal engine is running about 1,00...

Mysterious Blobs May Help Reveal Planets' Innards

Posted 12.15.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 12/12/2012 01:27 PM EST on OurAmazingPlanet Metallic blobs that rise from Earth's cor...

Global 'Hum' Helps Scientists Probe Planet's Core

Posted 11.23.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 11/23/2012 10:40 AM EST on OurAmazingPlanet The global "hum" of the Earth is now help...

Scientists Find Surprise Ingredient In Earth's Core

Posted 11.27.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 11/19/2012 10:12 AM EST on OurAmazingPlanet A tiny fraction of carbon helps account for the oddly light de...