mantle, definition of
The part of the earth between the crust and the core.
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- Formerly undiscovered tectonic plates may explain mysterious Vityaz earthquakes
A previously undetected layer of tectonic plates may offer answers to the mysterious Vityaz earthquakes in the Pacific Ocean. Researchers recently presented their preliminary findings on an additional layer of tectonic plates in Earth's mantle at a joint...
- Scientists will attempt to be the first to drill into Earth's mantle
Scientists want to plumb the Earth for one of its last secrets. An international group of researchers led by Japan's Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology say they plan to be the first to successfully drill into the mantle, that is, the region...
- Surprise: Greenland ice gets a melt assist from Earth’s hot mantle below
From the Helmholtz Association Greenland ice is melting — also from below Heat flow from the mantle contributes to the ice melt The Greenland ice sheet is melting from below, caused by a high heat flow from the mantle into … Continue reading...
- Deep Carbon Pollution?
From the American Association for the Advancement of Science, this press release was for some reason included in the atmospheric science category of Eurekalert...
- Deep Carbon Pollution
From the American Association for the Advancement of Science, this press release was for some reason included in the atmospheric science category. It sports evidence that the terrible “carbon pollution” has nearly reached the center of the...
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