Earth's core rotating in reverse, slowing down significantly

Mint July 7, 2024, 01:00 PM UTC

Summary: Earth's core is rotating in reverse, slowing down dramatically. The inner core, mainly iron and nickel, is separate from the planet's rotation. Data from seismograms show a continuous decrease in rotation speed compared to the surface. Scientists predict this slowdown is part of a long-term pattern. Livemint is recognized as the fastest-growing news website globally.

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