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The Earth's inner core is the Earth's innermost part and according to seismological studies, it has been believed to be primarily a solid ball with a radius of about ...

Why is it so hot inside Earth' s core? - NASA Space Place

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Although Earth's center is closer than most of the other objects we muse about at The Space Place, in some ways it is more remote. Its solid core is about the ...

Earth's Core 1,000 Degrees Hotter Than Expected - Live Science

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Apr 25, 2013 ... Earth has multiple layers: the crust, the mantle, the liquid outer core and the solid inner core. ... That's as hot as the surface of the sun.

How Do We Know the Temperature of Earth's Core? | Wonderopolis

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Dec 18, 2014 ... But how do scientists know how hot Earth's core is? They can't see it. They can't dig down deep enough to use a thermometer to measure its ...

Earth's core is much hotter than previously thought – hotter than the ...

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Apr 26, 2013 ... This means the core of our Earth is actually hotter than the surface of the Sun ... decay - which keeps our planet's interior hot and the earth alive.

Inside the Earth, Earth's Interior Information, Facts, News, Photos ...

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The Earth's interior is composed of four layers, three solid and one ... Although this inner core is white hot, the pressure is so high the iron cannot melt. The iron ...

Probing Question: What heats the earth's core? - Phys.org

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Mar 30, 2006 ... Although we crust-dwellers walk on nice cool ground, underneath our feet the Earth is a pretty hot place. Enough heat emanates from the ...

It's getting hot in here: Earth's core is 1,000 degrees warmer than ...

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Apr 26, 2013 ... The Earth's inner core is hotter than experts previously suspected — by a whopping 1000 degrees. In fact, new research suggests, the center of ...

BBC - Earth - How we know what lies at Earth's core

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Aug 13, 2015 ... A bit like a toasty jacket potato, Earth's core has stayed warm thanks to heat retained from the formation of the planet. It also gets heat from ...

Earth's core far hotter than thought - BBC News - BBC.com

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Apr 26, 2013 ... Researchers revisit measurements to determine the temperature of the Earth's core, finding it to be 6000C - as hot as the surface of the Sun.

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Why is the earth's core so hot? And how do scientists measure its ...

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Oct 6, 1997 ... This occurs through both "convective" transport of heat within the earth's liquid outer core and solid mantle and slower "conductive" transport of ...

How Hot is Earth's Core? | RealClearScience

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May 1, 2013 ... It gives us a better understanding of the region between the inner and outermost core of the earth: where red-hot solid iron becomes molten ...

How Hot is the Core of the Earth? - Universe Today

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Volcanoes occur when hot magma from inside the Earth reaches the surface and erupts as lava, ash and rock. So we know the interior of the Earth is hotter t.