Earth’s Inner Core Not Just Rotates but Oscillates Too, Says New Study

Chris K

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Contradicting a previously accepted theory, scientists have concluded that the inner core of the Earth oscillates and results in variations in the length of the day. It was earlier believed that the inner core, which is the hottest part of the Earth, rotates at a speed faster than the planet’s surface.

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