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A new look at the inner core of the Earth

Anderson, Don L. (1983) A new look at the inner core of the Earth. Nature, 302 (5910). p. 660. ISSN 0028-0836. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140507-080356808

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Abstract

The inner core is slightly smaller than the Moon but is more than three times denser. It represents less than two per cent of the mass of the Earth but nevertheless has had important effects on the Earth's magnetic field and on the thermal history of the core.


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