Earth's inner core slowing down, moving in reverse direction

Moneycontrol July 8, 2024, 09:00 AM UTC

Summary: Scientists confirm Earth's inner core is slowing down and moving in reverse direction. Observed since 1936, recent studies show a significant change in its spin. Danish seismologist Inge Lehmann discovered this phenomenon. The inner core's movement is influenced by Earth's magnetic field due to its iron and nickel composition. Understanding these changes is crucial for developing dynamic Earth models and improving earthquake management.

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