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There would be oxygen in the Earth's core

There would be oxygen in the Earth's core

We discuss the exact composition of the Earth's core in half a century. It is mainly composed of an alloy of iron and nickel is not debate, but the exact nature of light elements whose presence was required by the data of seismology was unknown. coloring pages for adults Calculations on computers now indicate that there should be at least oxygen.

On 04/08/2014 at 11:29 - By Laurent Sacco, Futura-Sciences

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We see in this image a section of the Gibeon meteorite, a siderite octaedrite classified IV A, found in Namibia in 1836 The beautiful structure of its Widmanstätten and its excellent state of preservation make the meteorite most commonly used in jewelry, but for geologists, it gives clues about the appearance of the iron core and nickel Earth.  © L. Carion, carionmineraux.com
The existence of the core of the Earth has been established there is little more than a century when the seismology was in its infancy. It was not until 1936 that the Danish Inge Lehman precise structure demonstrating inside the kernel (which was then thought liquid and with a diameter of 7,000 km) is also a solid spherical area of 1400 km diameter: the seed.

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