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Earth's core: the enigma 1800 miles below us

Earth's core: the enigma 1800 miles below us "Beneath our feet is a dense, chemically doped ball of iron roughly the size of Mars and every bit as alien. It's a place where pressures bear down with the weight of 3.5 million atmospheres, and where temperatures reach 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit - as hot as the surface of the Sun."

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Tuesday, 29 May 2012 - 2:42pm
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