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“Earth's Core”

Nov 12, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Analysis of water samples from Earth’s deep mantle suggest that the planet’s water has been present since Earth’s formation, a finding that has implications for other rocky bodies in the solar system and planets beyond as well.
Oct 20, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
A predicted flip flop in Earth's magnetic field could happen sooner than scientists thought.
Aug 26, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Both can cause widespread human and ecological devastation. But picking a winner in a destruction derby is a tough call.
Jul 9, 2014 06:22 PM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
The planet's magnetic field seems to be 10 times weaker than it was six months ago.
Jun 19, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The 'boring billion:' the long evolutionary pause when algae ruled the Earth, might be due to stalled plate tectonics.
Jun 17, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
Scientists for the first time have gotten a glimpse of an elusive mineral, inside a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite, and have named it bridgmanite.
May 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Four-billion-year-old sample suggests modern-day Iceland is our best bet for an example of how Earth's continents first formed.
Apr 7, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Paul Gabrielsen
A neutrally buoyant layer may be floating between two layers deep in the Earth.
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