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Feb 24, 2016 03:40 AM ET
Beneath Earth's crust is the mantle, a super-thick layer of slow-moving rock so deep below the surface that no one has been able to reach it. Here's why it's worth the effort to keep trying.
Sep 15, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The world's longest chain of continental volcanoes has been discovered stretching for more than 1,200 miles along eastern Australia.
Jul 28, 2015 04:07 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
The remains of burnt out Iron Age huts in Africa hold clues into understanding a bizarre weak spot in the Earth's magnetic field and weird magnetic pole reversals. Continue reading →
Jun 21, 2015 03:13 PM ET // LiveScience
The mass of the Earth's solid inner core has been a thorn in our understanding of how the interior of our planet works.
Dec 8, 2014 12:40 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
With the Earthscope project complete from California to Maine, scientists have sharpened their view of the mysterious mantle structures underneath the United States.
Jun 18, 2014 04:00 AM ET
Guess what Earth's been hiding from us, way down in its belly? Water! Lots and lots of water.
Jun 16, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
New study challenges the idea that the rate of plate movement remains stable.
Jun 12, 2014 03:40 PM ET // Joseph Castro, LiveScience.com Contributor
Deep within the Earth's rocky mantle lies oceans' worth of water locked up in a type of mineral called ringwoodite.
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