Why Do Scientists Think Earth's Core Contains Iron?

Answer

The inner core of the earth is believed to be solid. Scientists think it is made of iron and nickel. There may be trace amounts of other elements in the core as well.
Q&A Related to "Why Do Scientists Think Earth's Core Contains..."
The iron nickel core has been determined to actually exist from the examination of meteorites, from the gravitational field of Earth, and from the Earth's density in comparison to
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_do_scientists_think_...
Data is gathered from earthquake waves, the rotation and
http://www.chacha.com/question/why-do-scientists-t...
None of the answers are really good. Our evidence for Earth's core containing iron goes far beyond. But, two are obviously inaccurate to anyone with a passing familiarity with what
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=201311...
When using this website please use common sense. The information provided on this site is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional advice.
http://www.helpfulbox.com/ans/Education_Reference/...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2014 Ask.com