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The mass of the Earth's solid inner core has been a thorn in our understanding of how the interior of our planet works.
With the Earthscope project complete from California to Maine, scientists have sharpened their view of the mysterious mantle structures underneath the United States.
Guess what Earth's been hiding from us, way down in its belly? Water! Lots and lots of water.
New study challenges the idea that the rate of plate movement remains stable.
Deep within the Earth's rocky mantle lies oceans' worth of water locked up in a type of mineral called ringwoodite.
A dense crystalline 'rain' falling into Earth's mantle could explain how a mysterious seismic boundary forms beneath the crust.
Diamond inclusions indicate that Earth's carbon cycle extends from the surface to the deep lower mantle.
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