Electronic Heat Trap Grips Deep Earth

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Heat from infrared through ultraviolet wavelengths

 

The key to understanding Earth’s evolution, including how our atmosphere gained oxygen and how volcanoes and earthquakes form, is to look deep, really deep, into the lower mantle—a region some 400 to 1,800 miles (660 to 2,900 kilometers) below the surface.

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