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Surprising Seismic Data: Earth's Inner Core Has Been Slowing Down for Years

The rotation of Earth's inner core began to slow down more than a decade ago, altering the length of our days by fractions of a second.

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Surprising Seismic Data: Earth's Inner Core Has Been Slowing Down for Years
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    The rotation of Earth's inner core is slowing down

    The rotation of Earth's inner core is slowing down

    Decades worth of seismic data confirms the rotation of Earth's inner core is moving slower than the planet's surface. The rotation of Earth's inner …

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