Dec 20 2016

NewsLink: Satellites help discover a jet stream in the Earth’s core

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A jet stream within the Earth’s molten iron core has been discovered by scientists using the latest satellite data that helps create an ‘x-ray’ view of the planet.

Lead researcher Dr Phil Livermore, from the University of Leeds, said: “The European Space Agency’s Swarm satellites are providing our sharpest x-ray image yet of the core. We’ve not only seen this jet stream clearly for the first time, but we understand why it’s there.

To read more: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/3961/satellites_help_discover_a_jet_stream_in_the_earths_core

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