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View Full Version : Scientists Find New Clues About the Interiors of ‘Super-Earth’ Exoplanets



Fraser
2012-Feb-13, 05:30 PM
As we learned in science class in school, the Earth has a molten interior (the outer core) deep beneath its mantle and crust. The temperatures and pressures are increasingly extreme, the farther down you go. The liquid magmas can “melt” into different types, a process referred to as pressure-induced liquid-liquid phase separation.*Graphite can turn into [...]

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