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Researchers Propose New Way to Probe Earth's Deep Interior


February 21, 2013

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Researchers have proposed a new technique that might one day reveal--in higher detail than ever before--the composition and characteristics of the deep Earth. There's just one catch: It relies on a fifth force of nature that has not yet been detected, but which some particle physicists think may exist. If it does, this new force would connect matter at the Earth's surface with matter hundreds to thousands of kilometers below, deep in the Earth's mantle.Full Story

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