Scientists Find Mysterious Magnetism in Earth's Inner Core

This article was originally published on The Conversation.

The planet Earth’s inner core is not a single solid mass but comprised of two layers, and new evidence about the core’s composition from a team of U.S. and Chinese geophysicists suggests that the innermost core is rotated on its side compared to its outer layer.

The new research, in a paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience, provides new clues about how the inner core formed and began to solidify. Sitting inside a shel

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