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Published April 21, 1983 | public
Journal Article

A new look at the inner core of the Earth


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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© 1983 Macmillan Journals Ltd.

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